Improving Lives on Buffalo’s East Side

by Peter Kates The Bailey Green neighborhood is located on Buffalo’s East Side. It is bordered by Bailey Avenue, the Kensington Expressway, Genesee, and Colorado Streets. It is a neighborhood that has faced considerable challenges for decades. In 2008, Harmac Medical Products, a company located in Bailey

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Get Out and Move! Summer Brings Renewed Hope

By Shannon Traphagen Warmer weather and sunshine are finally here, along with renewed hope as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has loosened its guidance for those who are fully vaccinated. As for Western New York, Erie County is winning the race, with more than 61

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Educating Fathers and Strengthening Families

By Annette Pinder Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network, a non-profit organization that empowers men and women to raise healthy families and children, deserves special attention this month for its Buffalo Fatherhood Initiative, which equips fathers and father figures with tools and to become better fathers. Programs of the

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Don’t Wait to Receive Orthopaedic Care

Orthopaedic surgeons across New York state are asking people to resume any necessary orthopedic surgery or procedures that will help them maintain their musculoskeletal health. Orthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s musculoskeletal system — your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons,

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Developing A New Screening Test for Prostate Cancer

Courtesy of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Each year millions of men get a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to detect signs of prostate cancer in their blood. The PSA test, created at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center after PSA was identified in the 1970s, detects elevated levels of a

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Are Headaches and Migraines Affecting Your Life? You Got This!

By Annette Pinder For those who suffer from headaches and migraines, feeling debilitated and having to frequently cancel plans is not uncommon. Sadly, many people with migraines suffer for years, relentlessly searching for relief. However, right here in our own backyard, DENT Neurologic Institute has been at

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