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3D Mammography Study Detects Smaller Cancers

Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography) Study Reveals Tomo Detects Smaller Cancers Williamsville, January 31, 2018 — Dr. Cynthia Fan will present the findings from a retrospective study conducted by Windsong Radiology Group and Windsong Breast Care at the 28th Annual Interdisciplinary Breast Center (NCBC) Conference this March. The study shows that 3D tomosynthesis (3D mammomgraphy) detects smaller cancers... »

McGuire Earns Top Quintile Rating

McGuire – Only Multi-Facility Provider in State to Earn Top Quintile Rankings Five Consecutive Years For the past five years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates nearly 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The reports rank facilities by quintile using a number of measurable quality indicators such as pressure u... »

National Wear RED Day is Friday!

February 2, 2018 Event Raises Awareness of Heart Disease in Women ERIE COUNTY, NY— Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States—taking more lives than all types of cancer combined. Heart disease causes 1 in 3 deaths each year or approximately one woman every minute! Heart disease does not affect all women alike, and the warning signs for women are NOT the same in men. The Americ... »

Sharon Hanson Elected to AHA Regional Policy Board

Sharon Hanson Elected to American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board To Serve as At-Large Alternate Delegate and Member of AHA’s Regional Policy Board 2   BUFFALO, NEW YORK— Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) Board Chair Sharon L. Hanson was recently elected by the American Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees as an at-large alternate delegate and member of AH... »

Feel Like You Have the Flu? Here’s What You Should Do!

We are experiencing a particularly severe flu season As the number of local flu cases increases so too is the concern about what to do if you think you’re getting the flu. “Flu is easily spread and with this particularly severe flu season, it’s understandable that people may be concerned if they experience flu-related symptoms,” said Richard Vienne, D.O., vice president and chief medical officer a... »

Independent Health Buffalo Bills Health and Wellness Challenge

THE INDEPENDENT HEALTH AND BUFFALO BILLS HEALTH & WELLNESS CHALLENGE ACHIEVES MILESTONE BY SURPASSING THE 20,000 PARTICIPANT MARK Participation in six-week, community-wide health and wellness initiative continues to grow; Tonawanda resident awarded grand prize trip for two to Nashville Orchard Park, N.Y., January 24, 2018 – The Independent Health and Buffalo Bills Health & Wellness Challen... »

Thoughts About Love

February is heart month. It’s also Valentine’s Day. And at a time when the world seems more fractured than ever, I can’t think of a more important topic than love. While contemplating this, the words to the song What the World Needs Now filled my mind. Released in 1965 during the height of the civil rights movement, it was written and composed by Hal David and Burt Bachrach, and made popular by si... »

Breast Cancer Network of WNY to Host Nutritional Seminar

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will present a seminar for breast cancer patients and survivors on Wednesday, February 7 at 6:30 PM. The seminar is titled “Nutrition for Breast Cancer Survivors” and will be presented by noted nutritionist Sarah Thompson DiPaolo of WNY Nutrition at the offices of the Breast Cancer Network, 3297 Walden Avenue in Depew. Registration is available online at www.... »

International Accreditation Reaffirms Excellence of Roswell Park Blood/Marrow Transplant Center

Comprehensive cancer center has been recognized for superior performance five consecutive times BMT team earned distinction for adult and pediatric blood/marrow transplants FACT accreditation recognizes excellence in all areas of cellular therapy Roswell Park also designated as Blue Distinction® Center for Transplants BUFFALO, N.Y. — The blood and marrow transplant (BMT) program at Roswell Park Co... »

Beauty & Barber Shops Blood Pressure Self Screening Initiative–Expands to Six Erie County/Buffalo Locations

Millennium Collaborative Care, in partnership with The National Witness Project, has expanded the “Beauty & Barber Shops Blood Pressure Self Screening Initiative” to Erie County, adding six new City of Buffalo locations. Patterned after a successful launch of the free self-monitoring program in Niagara County and the City of Niagara Falls; adults 18-years of age and older can now visit any of ... »

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