Studies Show COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe for Pregnant and Nursing Women

By Annette Pinder A study of 103 women who received either the Pfizer or Moderna messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccines while pregnant or nursing offers great news for women who are pregnant or nursing. The small study was led by Dr. Dan Barouch, head of the Center

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Skillet Turkey Burgers

By Jen Siegel, Once Upon a Chef Ingredients: 4 Servings 1 ¼ pounds 93 percent lean ground turkey ½  teaspoon salt ½  teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce ½ cup whole milk Ricotta cheese ¼ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon

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Reversing Health Inequities in Buffalo

by Annette Pinder University at Buffalo began developing solutions to eliminate health disparities in Buffalo’s African American Community in 2019 by establishing a Community Health Equity Research Institute (CHERI). Now, the institute has launched a new website to include community groups and partners in conversations regarding UB’s

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Recommended Men’s Health Screenings

Men need to be proactive in regard to monitoring their overall health. This includes seeing their doctors for regular wellness visits and keeping up with recommended screenings to catch and/or prevent illnesses. While men and women can experience the same conditions, health experts recommend specific tests and

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Prostate MRI for Cancer Evaluation: Invaluable Information for Patients at Risk

by David Cipolla, M.D. The prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland in males that produces the seminal fluid that transports sperm. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men. Many prostate cancers grow slowly without causing serious harm, but others are

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Pain? Tingling? Numbness? Get Help Naturally

by Christian Milioto, D.C. Warm weather is here, and it’s a great time for taking walks, gardening, picnics, and enjoying all that our region has to offer. Unfortunately, summer isn’t quite as enjoyable for individuals living with pain and discomfort associated with conditions affecting the spine and

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Low Dose Lung Cancer (LDLC) Screening May Save Your Life!

By Gina Fedele, Windsong Marketing Services Manager The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force lowered the age of eligibility for low dose lung cancer CT screening exams after research revealed that individuals who are younger and have smoked less can benefit. People ages 50 to 80 who smoked

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Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries: Then, Now, & When to See a Surgeon

by Annette Pinder Years ago, we didn’t hear much about people getting their knees or hips replaced to free them from excruciating pain and limited mobility. But hip surgeries have been around for at least 300 years, and the first knee replacement surgery was performed in 1968.

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Inside the Largest and Fastest COVID-19 Vaccine Operation

By plane, boat, and foot, 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines are making their way to some of the most remote corners of the globe as part of the largest and fastest vaccine operation in history. To help ensure an equitable global vaccine distribution and end the pandemic as

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