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GO Buffalo Mom! Univera and United Way Partner to Increase Healthy Births

Go Buffalo Mom — Univera Healthcare Partners with United Way of Buffalo & Erie County to¬†Increase Healthy Births in Buffalo Buffalo, NY., December 4, 2018– United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (UWBEC) today announced that Univera Healthcare has awarded the non-profit organization a $49,650 grant over a three-year period to support GO Buffalo Mom; a program that helps ensure preg... »

Childhood Infections May Trigger Mental Illness

A report from Medscape Medical News shows that a large Danish population-based study provides strong evidence of an association between childhood infection, antibiotic treatment, and subsequent neuropsychiatric disorders. Investigators found that the risk of developing a mental disorder increased by more than 80% after hospitalization for severe infection. The use of anti-infectives, specifically ... »

ECMC Adds Expertise of Four Physicians to Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care Medical Staff

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation officials today announced that four physicians were recently appointed to the medical staff of the Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care at ECMC. Dr. Jon VonVisger was appointed Primary Nephrologist and Medical Director. Dr. VonVisger completed combined MD and PhD degrees at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in ... »