VNS Therapy for Treatment Resistant Depression

The RECOVER Study By Annette Pinder One out of three people with depression have treatment resistant depression (TRD). They are people for whom current available treatments have been unsuccessful. Current treatments for depression include psychotherapy, antidepressant medications, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Vagus nerve

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Tips on Shopping for Hemp and Cannabis: Not All Products Are Equal!

Courtesy of Sativa Remedy These days, you can find CBD products virtually anywhere. Because cannabidiol (CBD) has become somewhat of a trend, countless companies are capitalizing on its popularity by producing products that promise to deliver the results that you’re looking for. However, not all CBD products

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The Role of Staging When Diagnosing Breast Cancer

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, and patients who receive such news are often flooded with a wide range of emotions. When delivering test results, doctors share vital information about their patients’ disease. Those details can go a long way toward easing patients’ concerns. Staging is a

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Empower Yourself to Be Healthy: Our Cover Model-Allison DeHonney

By Annette Pinder Allison DeHonney’s didn’t plan on becoming an urban farmer, a certified plant-based chef, or administering prescription-based food diets. She and her family came to Buffalo from Warwick, a small town in New York’s Hudson Valley. She planned to attend New York’s Fashion Institute of

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Supportive Care at Roswell Park

By Shannon Traphagen COVID-19 has left our health providers, essential workers, patients, and families exhausted, as they struggle with ongoing pain, insomnia, depression, and loss. Now, in an environment deeply affected by grief and loss, Dr. Amy Case is helping ease the pain and stress of her

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Spot Signs of Cyberbullying

The internet has become so prevalent in daily life that it’s hard to imagine a time when it wasn’t so widely available. Yet that time wasn’t so long ago. In fact, many adults now entering or in middle-age made it through their secondary educations without the internet.

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Spectrum Health Launches Learning Institute

Programs Help Behavioral Health Workers Advance Their Careers By Annette Pinder By now, many of us have grown accustomed to the busier routines that accompany Fall, and a return to classroom learning. Spectrum Health and Human Services (Spectrum Health), an award-winning behavioral health and addiction counseling agency,

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Something for Everyone at the JCC

By Annette Pinder The JCC is not just a fitness center. It is a vibrant destination, where no one is left out – starting with kids as young as nine months. There are in-person and virtual fitness classes, on-demand videos, and personal training, a wellness and cooking

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