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Roswell Park Workforce Swells to Record Level with Latest Slate of Hires and Promotions

The team at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has reached record levels, growing to a workforce of more than 3,500. The latest appointments announced by Roswell Park President and CEO Candace S. Johnson, PhD, and her senior leadership team mark a milestone for the 121-year-old cancer center, reflecting expansion across all areas of operations, from clinical care and education to new frontie... »

Tops Teams Up for Colon Cancer

Tops Teams Up with Cancer Services Program of Erie Country for Colon Cancer Awareness Event WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.– Tops Friendly Markets is pleased to partner with the Cancer Services Program of Erie County (CSP)to provide the community with the opportunity to speak with a CSP representative about the risks of colon cancer and qualifications for an Early Detection Screening Kit.   March is Colon Can... »

Deaf Access Services Becomes Affiliate of People Inc.

Deaf Access Services Becomes an Affiliate of People Inc.   Collaboration to provide increased services to a wider audience  On February 12, 2019, the Board of Directors for Deaf Access Services (DAS) voted to become an affiliate of People Inc. in preparation for a more competitive service delivery environment. The affiliation with People Inc., the region’s largest health and human services agency,... »

More Than a Game: Kids and Gambling

More than Just a Game: The Prevalence of Kids and Gambling How to Prevent it and How to Identify it By Lisa A. Peterangelo, Ed.M. Jake was excited for his 10th birthday. He couldn’t wait to open his presents – especially the ones from Grandma, who somehow always knew what he wanted. When the time finally came, he was thrilled to unwrap Grandma’s present and find the video he wanted. As usual, ther... »

Univera and Excellus Award Hospitals $25.7 Million for Improvements

Univera and Excellus Health Plan Awards Hospitals $25.7 Million for Quality Improvements Thirty-six upstate New York hospitals and health centers, including eight in Western New York, last year shared $25.7 million in quality improvement incentives from Univera Healthcare and its Rochester parent. The nonprofit health insurer’s performance incentive program was established in 2005. Thus far, it ha... »

Memorial Opens Center to Treat Hepatitis C

Memorial to open center for treatment of Hepatitis C Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced today that board certified infectious disease specialist Dr. Rajinder Bajwa will be providing specialized care for hepatitis C infected patients at the Niagara Wellness Connection Center. In addition to offering screening and treatment for the disease, the new centerwill serve as an educational res... »

Ragtime: A Wonderful and Relevant Play Worth Seeing

  I don’t often write theatre reviews, and this really isn’t one either, but if you want to see a fabulous play, see Ragtime at Musicalfare Theatre. Ragtime runs from now until March 17, won the 1998 Tony Award for Best Score and Book, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Award for best musical and score. Having been born and raised in New York, the actors, music, and costumes were reminiscen... »

Niagara County DOH Recognized by CDC

Niagara County Department of Health Awarded CDC Recognition On February 6, the Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division received notice from Ann Albright, Director of Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “We are delighted to award your organization CDC Full Recognition. This is... »

SheCAN! Women’s Group

SheCAN: New group, new concept empowers women in WNY SheCAN! provides education and inspiration to foster personal and professional growth February 7, 2019, Buffalo, NY – Buffalo is home to a new organization committed to empowering women to achieve greater success and happiness in their personal and professional lives. SheCAN! is a non-profit membership-based organization in WNY, founded by... »

Little red knit hats to be given to hundreds of newborns during February as Catholic Health participates in American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts

WHAT: The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Catholic Health, with support from The Children’s Heart Foundation (TCHF), area teaming up for Little Hats, Big Hearts, a national program to raise awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects, which affect 1 in 100 babies. During Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week, February 7-14, the two groups will host an intervie... »

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