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Creative Motherhood Wellness Group

Creative Motherhood Wellness Group Opens in East Aurora Four Western New York businesswomen have recently joined forces to open a unique wellness group that provides holistic and comprehensive services — and physical and emotional wellness — for women and their families through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Located at 726 Main St. in East Aurora, Creative Motherhood at Creative Wellness Center East... »

Peak Season for Children with Asthma

Peak Season for Children with Asthma A spike in asthma symptoms and flare-ups among children who have asthma is expected to start in late August and continue through the end of September, according to a review of past claims data and public health records by Univera Healthcare. “An increase in the number of children’s asthma-related medical visits, asthma attacks and hospitalizations occurs each y... »

Tickets for Buffalonia!

Tickets available, sponsors sought for annual Buffalonia event Pre-sale tickets for Buffalonia, the annual fundraising event for the Matt Urban Human Services Center and a celebration of our great city, are currently available for purchase. Buffalonia will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at 500 Seneca St., Buffalo. Tickets are priced at just $25 each or 10 for $200 and can be purcha... »

Mercy Flight Beacon of Hope

Mercy Flight Beacon of Hope Gala Retired Walt Disney Exec leading charge at Beacon of Hope Gala Mercy Flight is gearing up for its September 9, 2017 Beacon of Hope Gala ( and leading the charge is retired Walt Disney Company executive and Hamburg native, Bryan Wittman. Wittman is thrilled to support Mercy Flight, a nonprofit near and dear to his heart. “Mercy Flight strive... »

ECMC Receives CARF Rehab Accreditation

ECMC awarded second Three-Year CARF Accreditation forMedical Rehab Program BUFFALO, NY— The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation’s Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit has been accredited for a period of three years through June 30, 2020. This is the second consecutive accreditation that the international accred... »

Being a Patient

Being a patient is a humbling experience, as I recently learned in choosing to undergo spinal fusion surgery to correct a condition called spondylolisthesis, in which one vertebra slides forward over the one below it. It is especially humbling if you’re like me — impatient and grouchy when feeling incapacitated in any way. Surgery was the absolute last thing I wanted, so I drove myself and everyon... »