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shrimp and sweet potato soup

Make an extra batch of this amazing soup to store in the freezer! (Special to BHL) – As healthy foods go, the sweet potato is hard to beat. Touted as one of the most nutritious vegetables, the bright orange, fiber-packed tubers are rich in vitamins and minerals, and are a great choice for any diet. And while sweet potatoes are good for everybody, for diabetics they are an even wiser choice. ... »

What Do Cherries and a Wonderful Destination Have in Common?

Tart Cherries – A Hot Super Fruit at a Hot Western New York Destination (FF) Ever wonder why cherries are a favorite for so many? Vivianne and Tom Szulist, owners of Singer Farm Naturals believe, “It’s because our bodies actually crave cherries for the health benefits they give us.” Now more than ever, Americans are aware of health and nutrition and look to their diets as a means... »

Leg Pain from Pinched Nerves in Your Back

Leg Pain from Pinched Nerves in Your Back — What Can You Do About It? Come to a FREE Seminar on August 21 to Learn More!  Do you have back pain? Do you have leg pain? Come to a FREE Seminar on Minimally Invasive Spinal Procedures, presented by Board Certified Neurosurgeon, Eric Roger, MD, BSc, FRCS(C). You will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Roger questions. Sponsored by the ... »

Confused with Medicare Options? Senior Services can help…

Medicare Options Help from Erie County Department of Senior Services Erie County Department of Senior Services encourages all seniors to understand the health insurance coverage they currently have, and to shop around for plans that may better fit their health needs, and save them money. The experts at Senior Services know what’s available locally, help people find their best options, and can... »

Seasonal Sweet Apple Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Blended fruit and veggie drinks aren’t just for summer. Here’s a delicious combo to celebrate the fall season. (FF)- It can be challenging to eat right any time, but especially during fall and the holidays, when the entire season seems filled with hearty meals, rich dishes and sweet treats. It’s okay to moderately splurge every now and then.  But, in the long run you will greatly benefit... »

Eyeing a Hair-Raising Drug to Cure Baldness

A commonly prescribed glaucoma drug may be effective in treating male pattern baldness and other forms of alopecia. If you’re balding and want your hair to grow back, then here is some good news. A new research report appearing online in The FASEB Journal shows how the FDA-approved glaucoma drug, bimatoprost, causes human hair to regrow. It’s been commercially available as a ... »

Buffalo-Area Pharmacists Say No to Tobacco Sales in Pharmacies

BUFFALO — More than 75 percent of Western New York pharmacists say tobacco sales in pharmacies should be legally banned, according to research conducted by Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB), published in BMC Research Notes. The study found that more than 86% of pharmacists surveyed would prefer to work in a pharmacy that does not sell tobacco products. The res... »

Sitting Harms Health and Can Double the Odds for Diabetes

New study finds that sitting for protracted periods increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death A new study by English researchers at the University of Leicester discovered that sitting for long periods increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death. Interestingly, the increased risk was not affected by levels of moderate-to-vigorous exercise. Researchers said this suggests th... »

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: Do You Need to Be Concerned?

The product implicated in the outbreak has been shipped into New York. What is meningitis? Meningitis is swelling of the protective membranes, or meninges, covering the brain and spinal cord. The swelling is usually caused by an infection with a bacteria or virus, but meningitis can also be caused by a fungus. Meningitis caused by a fungus is called fungal meningitis. The severity of illness and t... »

Univera Report On Falls and Older Adults

Falls among older adults lead to injuries, hospitalizations and even death Summary:  Each year, about 10,000 hospital emergency room visits and nearly 5,000 hospital admissions are from Western New Yorkers aged 65 or older who have taken a fall, according to a new report by Univera Healthcare. The impact on health care spending in Western New York is substantial….about $10 million ... »

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