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Good for the Neighborhood

Building Unity through Community: Good for the Neighborhood & “Back to School in Good Health” With a theme of “Back to School in Good Health,” many tools and resources focused on promoting healthy, active lifestyles will be available at the upcoming Independent Health Foundation’s Good for the Neighborhood® program. Hosted by Building Unity through Community and the Town of Newstead, this even... »

World on Your Plate

The 15th Annual World On Your Plate Food and Sustainable Living Conference October 5 & 6, 2018 Friday (5 – 9 pm) and Saturday (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) at Daemen College, Wick Campus Center, 4380 Main St, Amherst, NY 14226 Time is flying by as we prepare for another great upcoming conference. The 15th annual forum will once again be hosted by Daemen College. We look forward to an eventfu... »

Randy Gerlach AHA Leader

Randy Gerlach Chosen as a Future Long Term and Post-Acute Care Leader Kenmore, NY– The New York State Health Facilities Association has announced that Randy Gerlach, President and CEO of Schofield Care, has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a future leader in long term and post-acute care (LTPAC). Randy Gerlach will join ... »

Good for the Neighborhood® 

  Independent Health Foundation’s Good for the Neighborhood® Offers Free Health Screenings, Farmers Market Throughout August  BUFFALO, N.Y., August 3, 2018 – The Independent Health Foundation is continuing its successful program, Good for the Neighborhood® (GFTN) with five free community events in August. GFTN brings health screenings, educational information and a free farmers market to unde... »

ECMC Kidney Transplantation

ECMC Kidney Transplantation Program Receives HRSA Grant $1.2 million Grant Awarded for Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Solid Organ and Tissue Donation BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $1.2 million grant ($400,000/year for ... »

Breastfeeding – Empowering Women

Department of Health Offers Several Initiatives to Empower Women Who Breastfeed In the United States and Canada, August is National Breastfeeding Month. Doctors recommend exclusive breastfeeding for at least six (6) months for the optimal health of a mother and her child. The Niagara County Department of Health offers several ongoing initiatives to increase the duration and exclusivity of breastfe... »

Visit ECDOH at the Erie County Fair!

Free Health Screenings & Information ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Health (“ECDOH”) will once again offer educational and informative activities throughout the twelve-day run of the annual Erie County Fair.  As in past years, various Erie County departments, including the Health Department, will be located in the Marketplace Building on 42nd Street on the Fair Grounds in Hambu... »

Breastfeeding Benefits

  Breastfeeding has benefits for both infants and mothers, both in the short-term and the long-term alike, according to Ohio University’s Ilana Chertok, who added that the World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for babies up to six months of age and continued breastfeeding (along with appropriate complimentary meals) for up to two years or beyond. Exclusive breastfeeding... »

Concussion Management Forum

Western New York Public Health Alliance and the New York State Public Health Association Symposium: Concussion Management Forum On Thursday July 12th, the Western New York Public Health Alliance and the New York State Public Health Association collaborated to host the first Symposium in a series of Symposiums on brain health with the topic of Concussion Management. This free Symposium was held at ... »

Corneal Cross-Linking at Atwal Eyecare

Atwal Eyecare only Area Eye Practice in WNY to offer Corneal Cross-Linking  Atwal Eye Care announced that it is now offering the first and only Corneal Cross-Linking treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for progressive keratoconus, a progressive and sight-threatening eye condition that affects more than 160,000 Americans. Corneal cross-linking is used to stiffen cornea... »

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