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Fall Allergies Are Nothing to Sneeze At For Seniors

Fall Allergies Are Nothing to Sneeze At For Buffalo Seniors By Alicia Schwartz, MSN-Ed, PCC, CCM, RN of VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans While Fall allergies aren’t fun for anyone, they place an extra burden on older adults, many of whom live with preexisting medical conditions that can be complicated by allergy symptoms such as congestion or a sore throat. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation ... »

New Atwal Eye Care Orchard Park

Ribbon Cutting at New Atwal Eye Care in Orchard Park On Monday, the new Atwal Eye Care offices at 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park hosted a ribbon cutting with photo left to right: Ophthalmologist Michael Sansano, Jr., M.D., Erie County Clerk Stefan Mychajliw, Atwal Eye Care Cataract Surgeons and owners Dr. Ephraim Atwal and Dr. Amar Atwal,Orchard Park Chamber Associate Director Colleen Baker, Orcha... »

When Should A Woman See A Urogynecologist?

By Dr. Armen Kirakosyan, M.D. It is common for women to be unsure as to the type of physician to contact when they experience symptoms that affect their urological, gynecological, and gastrointestinal health. Fortunately, women who believe they may require multiple specialists for these problems can see a Urogynecologist. What is a urogynecologist? A urogynecologist is a physician who has complete... »

Discussing Incontinence Solutions

Discussing Incontinence Solutions – Catholic Health Sponsors Free* Dinner Program While incontinence affects all types of people, women experience incontinence – the loss of bladder or bowel control – twice as often as men. If an unexpected cough or sneeze, lifting a heavy object, or laughing too hard, sends you running to the nearest bathroom, you are not alone. Catholic Health is sponsorin... »

Vascular Disease Catholic Health Free Dinner Program

Catholic Health Sponsors Free* Dinner Program on Treatment Options for Vascular Disease Vascular disease can affect anyone. Some circulation problems, like varicose and spider veins, aren’t life threatening. Others, like deep vein thrombosis and peripheral artery disease, can be. If you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, or a family history of stroke or vascular illness, you may... »

Autism Conference

Lessons from the Neurodiverse: Helping Individuals with Autism Help Themselves  On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Autism Services, Inc. and the Autism Society Western New York Chapter are pleased to present “Lessons from the Neurodiverse: Helping Individuals with Autism Help Themselves.”  The presenter is Dr. Laurence Sugarman, a research Professor and Director, Center for Applied  Psychophysiology a... »

Volunteer Fair at Amherst Senior Center

Volunteer Fair at Amherst Senior Center Amherst, New York – The Amherst Center for Senior Services will hold its annual Community Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 4:00 PM– 6:00 PM.  Over 100 organizations including cultural institutions, government agencies and non-profits have been invited to participate to share their volunteer opportunities. Whether you are an adult or senio... »

Healthy Neighborhoods Program Lockport

The Niagara County Department of Health Healthy Neighborhoods Program, a free indoor environmental health and safety program, is now available in Lockport. The NYS grant funded program has been in existence in Niagara County since the mid 1990s, but until recently, focused most of its attention in the city of Niagara Falls. In 2015 the program moved its services to serve other municipalities, to i... »

Mosquitos in Erie County Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Residents Reminded to Eliminate Standing Water Where Mosquitoes Breed  ERIE COUNTY, NY—West Nile Virus (“WNV”) has been identified in a mosquito pool in Erie County, in the Town of Amherst. The New York State Department of Health (“NYSDOH”) regularly conducts this testing and recently identified this case. In an effort to protect the public, the Town of Amherst, routinely conducts mosquito surveil... »

Ribbon Cutting to Commemorate Neighborhood Health Centers Newest Site in Blasdell NY

Western New York community leaders in health, local elected officials and surrounding community members joined Neighborhood Health Center staff, board members, patients and stakeholders for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the new 38,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art medical facility in Blasdell. The new medical center will significantly expand quality health services to the re... »

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