Mayors Park Playground

Mayors Park Playground

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, KaBOOM!, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation and 200 Community Volunteers Unite to Build Playground at Mayors Park -Increasing Opportunities to Play for Families and Kids in North Tonawanda- Volunteers from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr.

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How Biking Impacts Climate Change

How Biking Impacts Climate Change

By Shannon Traphagen Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, is marked by leaders, citizens, organizations, and even bicycling companies, who want to help fight climate change. Our planet is currently under siege from carbon emissions and losing over 15 billion trees each year due to deforestation, land

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There’s an app for that–Getting healthy in the New Year

There's an app for that--Getting healthy in the New Year

By Shannon Traphagen “Mindfulness comes in many forms, but it never has to be all or nothing.” This is the mantra of Allison Hagendorf, partner of the Time to Tone mobile health app which recently launched in November. A national television personality, certified health coach and behavior

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Children Are Not Small Adults – Youth Sports Injuries

Children Are Not Small Adults - Youth Sports Injuries

Children are not small adults when it comes to youth sports injuries. by Peter L. Gambacorta, D.O. A dramatic increase in the number of youth involved in organized sports took place in the 1970s with the enactment of Title 9, which prohibited sex bias in school sports. While

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