ECMC Transplant Program Director Dr. Liise Kayler selected for Top Clinical Research Achievement Award

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that the University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has selected Liise Kayler, MD, Program Director, Regional Transplantation and Kidney Care Center of Excellence at ECMC, to receive the “Top Clinical Research Achievement Award.” The research submission,

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Mental Health Association in Niagara County Offering Grief Support Group

The Mental Health Association in Niagara County is adding a revamped Grief Support Group to its growing roster of support group offerings beginning December 9th at its office located at 36 Pine Street in Lockport, NY. The group will meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the

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When the Holidays are Not Joy-Filled and You Need Support

by Megan Brautlacht, LMHC The upcoming holiday season can be joy-filled, as well as stressful, especially for those impacted by mental illness. A National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI) study found that 64 percent of people with mental illness think the holiday season worsens their condition. For

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Understanding alcohol use disorder

The holiday season is a festive time of year. Office parties and celebrations with family and friends ensure that there’s no shortage of opportunities to celebrate. Because December is among the most social times of year, the pressure to drink may be overwhelming, particularly for individuals with

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Todd and Leslie Shatkin Institute of Mobility Innovation & Technology

State-of-the-Art Care and Technology at Daemen College by Annette Pinder As a leader in health-science education, research and treatment, Daemen College is excited to open the Todd & Leslie Shatkin Institute for Mobility Innovation & Technology (IMIT). The state-of-the-art institute will offer leading robotic devices and assistive

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Routine Preventive Dental Care is Important!

Untreated Oral Disease Impacts Life Quality for All Ages By Peter Kates Thirty percent of upstate New York adults did not visit a dentist within the past year, according to the results of a survey commissioned by Univera Healthcare. That’s troubling because the Centers for Disease Control

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Pet Food Nutrition

Courtesy of the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society With pet owners continually blasted with representations by pet food companies touting their foods as superior, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Consider the following information to help guide you. Age Matters. As with human babies and adults, kittens

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Pain Relief Without Surgery or Medication

get the help you need to enjoy the holidays By Christian Milioto DC Many patients I see tell me they’ve all but given up, after having undergone injections, trials of various medications, and even surgery for the pain they are experiencing. They often describe their symptoms as

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New Imaging Technology at Windsong Radiology

by Gina Fedele, Marketing Services Manager Windsong Radiology’s latest investment in a 64-slice PET/CT scanner represents the latest generation of state-of-the art technology and precision. The new scanner’s ability to detect the smallest lesion enables radiologists to better understand the progression of disease in patients. Not only

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