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Pancreatic Cancer: Roswell is an NPF Center

Roswell Park NPF Center for Pancreatic Cancer BUFFALO, N.Y. — The National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) has designated Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as an NPF Center for pancreatic cancer. The Buffalo-based cancer center is one of only 42 centers nationwide — and the only one in Western New York — to be named to this network of premier healthcare facilities recognized for their focus on mu... »

ECVA Appoints Eye Physician and Surgeon Michael O. Campbell, M.D.

Eye Care & Vision Associates (ECVA) Appoints Eye Physician and Surgeon Michael O. Campbell, MD.   Williamsville, NY – The physicians of Eye Care & Vision Associates (ECVA)announce that Michael O. Campbell, MD, has joined the practice as eye physician and surgeon. Dr. Campbell, a board-certified ophthalmologist with more than nine years’ experience in comprehensive eye care in New York and ... »

Get Ahead of Sepsis

Catholic Health Launches “Get Ahead of Sepsis” Campaign   Part of CDC effort to raise public awareness of sepsis prevention and recognition Sepsis is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S., with more than 250,000 people dying from the condition each year. Many sepsis deaths can be prevented with rapid diagnosis and early treatment. Despite these startling facts, sepsis is still widely misu... »

Flu Season this Year

Good news and bad news so far this flu season There are fewer cases of flu so far this flu season in New York state than at this point last flu season, according to a review of health tracking data by Univera Healthcare. As of January 12, the Department of Health confirmed 16,029 cases of flu, 1,333 fewer cases than last season.   “That’s good news, and evidence that this year’s flu vaccine is hit... »

Mobile Food Pantry

Joining forces for wellness The Mobile Food Pantry and Heart Smart for Life   By Annette Pinder Mercy Hospital, Food Bank of WNY, and Catholic Charities have joined forces on a new “Mobile” Food Pantry at the Mercy Comprehensive Care Center (MCCC) located at 397 Louisiana Streetin Buffalo’s Old First Ward. The free service delivers thousands of pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to nearly 500 a... »

Cannabis and Traumatic Brain Injury

Potential Medical Cannabis Benefits for People with Traumatic Brain Injury and Cognitive Disorders Free Symposium Hosted by Headway of WNY Headway of WNY is hosting a free educational symposium, Medical Cannabis: A Promising Therapy for TBI and Other Cognitive Disorders? on Wednesday, February 6, from 8 a.m. to noon at the University at Buffalo Center for Tomorrow, located at 101 Service Center Ro... »

Horticulture, Art and Yoga Programs are Planned at the Botanical Gardens

The Botanical Gardens is an inspiring place to learn about art, horticulture, and wellness. A Horticulture Certificate Series, Horticulture VI, will begin February 23, Beginner, Intermediate, and Studio Watercolor classes will be offered in several different sessions beginning February 25 and two sessions of Yoga, Gentle Hatha and Gentle Power Flow, will be offered beginning February 27. David Cla... »

Twelve ways UB researchers made groundbreaking discoveries — and headlines — in 2018

In 2018, University at Buffalo students and faculty reached new scientific heights and pushed the boundaries of innovation, shaping the world for years to come. Their discoveries made headlines in news outlets worldwide, from The New York Times and The Washington Post to The Guardian and CBC Radio. Politics | Predicting election outcomes Democrats made major gains in the House of Representatives i... »

BlueCross BlueShield Partners With WebMD Health Services

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced a new partnership with WebMD Health Services, a subsidiary of the leading on-line health information company, WebMD Health Corp, to support the launch of a newly designed wellness website, MyBlueHealth. MyBlueHealth offers enhanced digital wellness capabilities for the 169 employers in Western New York that utilize the health plan’s suite of... »

Buffalo JCC Offers Free Memberships to Furloughed Government Workers

FREE TO CURRENT JCC MEMBERS Buffalo, New York — The government shutdown has left hundreds of local federal workers furloughed or uncertain when their next paycheck will come. The Buffalo JCC has announced that it will be offering to cease monthly membership fees to those current members who aren’t being paid during the shutdown. According to the United States Office of Personnel Management, there ... »

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