Innovative Placements: Helping Others Succeed

Innovative Placements: Helping Others Succeed About Our Cover Model By Tess Moran Andrea Todaro grew up in Cheektowaga, but her heritage is much more exotic. While travelling in Spain as a young graduate her mother met a dashing Spaniard who swept her off her feet and followed

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Why My Friends and I Joined the JCC

Why My Friends and I Joined the JCC By Annette Pinder   Recently, my friend Nancy suggested that I try a one of the many virtual exercise classes offered by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo (JCC). Nancy’s friend, Enid, had told her about the classes

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What is Endometriosis?

What is Endometriosis? By Annette Pinder   According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, endometriosis affects about 2 to 10 percent of women of childbearing age in the U.S. The condition comes from the word “endometrium,” which is the tissue that lines the uterus. During a woman’s regular menstrual

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What are Bleeding Disorders?

March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month   For most people who experience an injury, surgery, or trauma, there is nothing to worry about. However, that’s not the case for people diagnosed with bleeding disorders. Western New York BloodCare specialists help people with blood disorders face these challenges

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We’re Vaccinated. We’re Invincible. We’re Still Scared

We’re Vaccinated. We’re Invincible. We’re Still Scared. By Debbie Nathan   I am 70 years old and spent the last nine months cowering as an older person. I was even more worried about my husband. Stats show that women my age have about an eight percent chance

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The Benefits of Going to an Orthopaedic Urgent Care Clinic

The Benefits of Going to an Orthopaedic Urgent Care Clinic by Annette Pinder When Mary sustained a wrist injury, it took hours before she was finally told it was broken at the local emergency room (ER). Instead of being treated immediately, she had to wait several more

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Protect Your Health with a Heart-Smart Eating Plan

Protect Your Health with a Heart-Smart Eating Plan March is Natural Nutrition Month!   As people have spent more time at home, many have rediscovered the simple joy of home-cooking, and stumbled upon a secret weapon for health at the same time. By making smart, intentional decisions

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Publisher’s Letter March

Publisher’s Letter March An article in this month’s issue, “We’re Vaccinated. We’re Invincible. We’re Still Scared,” written by my cousin Debbie Nathan, describes perfectly how I and many others are feeling these days. Like Debbie and Mort, I’ve received both doses of the vaccine, and my side

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