Mercy Hospital Drives Forward Nationwide Movement

Mercy Hospital joined the Age-Friendly Health Systems movement last year and recently earned its highest level of recognition as an Age-Friendly Health System—Committed to Care Excellence. The hospital is pleased to announce that its commitment to this national movement is not only improving care for older adults

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Construction Begins on Several New Roswell Park Centers

The patients served by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Speech Pathology & Dental Center rely on care delivered by a caring, passionate team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, advanced practice professionals and specially trained providers, all working together. That team model shaped

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Find your fierce with 5 tips to move more on National Walking Day

Get moving for National Walking Day on April 7th! One in four U.S. adults are sitting for longer than eight hours each day, and this lack of activity is bad for mental and physical health. The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart

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Windsong Breast Care Program Receives National Accreditation

Windsong Radiology’s breast care program earns accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons WILLIAMSVILLE (4/6/2021): The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by  the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted accredited status to

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400 Reddy Bikes Become Available in Niagara Falls and Buffalo this Week

Reddy Bikeshare and Independent Health announced the official start of the 2021 bikesharing season today, with 400 bikes available this week in about 90 different locations between Niagara Falls and Buffalo. This season marks Reddy’s sixth year of service in Buffalo, and second full season in Niagara

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When You Meet One Person with Autism You’ve Met One Person with Autism

By Annette Pinder When Lauren Savino discovered how much she enjoyed working with young children while volunteering at a school, she decided to triple-majored in Spanish, Special Education, and Elementary Education. Now she teaches fourth and fifth graders — her favorite age group — at Bennett Park

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Reversing Health Inequities in Buffalo

Reversing health inequities in Buffalo – New UB website a go-to resource for researchers and community groups  University at Buffalo took a major step toward addressing health disparities in Buffalo’s African American community and developing innovative solutions to eliminate them when it established its Community Health Equity Research

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Young Adult Cancer: How to Avoid Misdiagnosis

Courtesy Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Although we do not usually associate the occurrence of cancer with young adults, it is the number one cause of disease-related death among people ages 15-39. In fact, young adults get rare and aggressive forms of cancer, but when symptoms arise,

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What it’s Like to Have and Survive COVID-19

By Annette Pinder The Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc., in collaboration with the Buffalo Documentary Project, produced and made two videos entitled Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employee Focus Group: Sharing Our Stories of Treatment and Recovery.  “We wanted to share the experiences our staff and providers had with

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