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The Erie County Department of Health, in partnership with CAI (Cicatelli Associates Inc.), has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) to facilitate and resource a community-driven plan to reduce teen pregnancy in nine zip code areas (14201, 14204, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14211, 14213, and 14215) in Buffalo, NY. This i... »

Roswell Park Researchers Identify Immune Biomarker of Response in Patients With Advanced Liver Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center immunology researchers have uncovered a biomarker that may help explain why some patients respond better than others to a common chemotherapy treatment for liver cancer. They hope that their analysis of immune responses among patients receiving sorafenib can lead to more individualized treatment options and better overall outcomes for patients diagnosed wit... »

Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer Research

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have received more than a dozen recent grant awards totaling more than $15.4 million. These competitive awards from both government agencies and private funders will fuel research to overcome obstacles in treating diseases like prostate, breast, colon and lung cancer, as well as less-common cancers like multiple myeloma and esophageal cancer. Th... »

The Importance of National Immunization Awareness Month for Population Health

August is National Immunization Awareness month. This annual observance highlights the importance of getting all recommended and required vaccines for children and adults. By being informed about vaccines you have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases like measles, hepatitis A and B, cancers caused by HPV, shingles, pneumonia and seasonal flu. Many vaccine preventa... »

UpLift Buffalo is Region’s First Mindfulness Festival

The Mindfulness Alliance announces first regional Mindfulness Festival — Uplift Buffalo Buffalo, NY is the first city to have the traveling festival featuring international headline speaker Sharon Salzberg. Buffalo, New York – July 30, 2019. The Mindfulness Alliance (TMA) is pleased to announce the final program for the first, regional Mindfulness Festival called – UpLift Buffalo. It will ta... »

Windsong Mobile Mammography at Walden Galleria Mall August 27th

Although early detection of breast cancer is saving lives, many busy women have little time to get screened. To make it even easier for women who are busy with back to school shopping, this year Windsong Radiology has partnered with WGRZ to provide its mobile mammography service on Tuesday, August 27th at Walden Galleria Mall. Windsong’s mobile mammo will be on hand in the shopping center’s parkin... »

Explore & More Invites The Grown Ups To Come Play

The adults take over the museum as Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum holds their first ever Grown Up Night of Play at 6:30pm on August 16th. Guests 21 and over are invited to enjoy food, drinks, music and play across four floors of fun at Canalside.     General Admission – $35 (6:30pm – 9:30pm) Activities throughout the museum include: • DIY BBQ ... »

A Cow by Any Other Name – Upstate Farms and Explore and More Partner to Teach Kids

WHO: Representatives from Upstate Farms; Milk for Health; Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum; Kelly Stanton, daughter-in-law of Grand Prize Winner Lorraine Stanton; and her two children. WHAT: Will gather to officially announce the name of the moo-seum’s resident cow, Betty Lou Moo, based on the number of votes received for Lorraine Stanton’s nomination. The prev... »

New physicians now accepting patients at Niagara Falls Memorial primary care sites

Several new physicians have joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and are now accepting new patients. Sandra D. Yale, D.O., F.A.A.P., has joined Memorial’s Grand Island Family Practice Center. An experienced family medicine practitioner, Dr. Yale most recently served as medical director of the Residency Continuity Clinic and assistant director of the Osteopathic Family ... »

Niagara Falls Memorial, UB Neurosurgery Launch Advanced Stroke Program

  Niagara’s most experienced stroke center is about to take patient care to a whole new level, provided by world renowned specialists aided by artificial intelligence technology. Under the umbrella of Advanced Stroke Program or “ASP,” Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) and University of Buffalo Neurosurgery (UBNS) announced today that UBNS will be providing medical care for stroke ... »

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