Coronavirus – Protecting our Community

 Niagara County Department of Health Remains Vigilant in Protecting the Community from Novel Coronavirus Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. A novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new strain that

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ECMC Trauma and Emergency Dept. Receives Ten Million in Funding from NYS

ECMC receives $10 million for new state-of-the-art trauma and emergency facility; additional private philanthropic funding nears $15 million BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced it has been awarded $10 million from the New York State Department of Health’s Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation

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How Stress Weakens Immunity Against Cancer

Roswell Park Team Helps Explain How Chronic Stress Weakens Immunity Against Cancer Researchers identify new mechanism associated with aggressive growth in cancer tumors Team found chronic stress can increase MSDC cells, leading to tumor growth One of the first studies to explain the impacts of stress on

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Vertigo and Dizziness: My Own Personal Experience

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Are You Experiencing Vertigo and Dizziness? Don’t Wait Years to Get the Help You Need to Fix a Common Condition! by Annette Pinder Suddenly, I was waking up dizzy every day. You know how sometimes when you’re on an elevator, and it dips suddenly, making your stomach

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Heritage Announces New Equine Therapy Program at Homestead Stables

Therapeutic Riding at Homestead Stables David Smeltzer, Heritage president and CEO, announced that therapeutic riding will now be offered at Homestead Stables, a Heritage full service equestrian center, in Gerry, NY. Smeltzer stated, “We are excited to offer this new type of equine therapy at Homestead Stables.

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Tai Chi: Medication in Motion

By Harry Newman, DVM and Taoist Tai Chi Instructor Harvard Health says, “Tai chi is often described as meditation in motion but should be called medication in motion.” It is a low-impact, series of relaxing, continuous slow-motion circular moves that are never forced. But what is most

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Become a Certified Nursing Assistant!

By Annette Pinder The McGuire Group (McGuire) nursing facilities are lauded as a first choice in health care throughout Western New York. One way they assure this is by valuing the staff who care for their residents and patients. One particularly successful program at McGuire is their

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