Are You Sleep-Deprived?

Univera Healthcare Survey Shows too many adults are sleep deprived Four in 10 upstate New York adults are not getting enough sleep, according to a survey commissioned by Univera Healthcare. The recent time change from daylight saving to standard time likely compounded this issue, according to the health

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Brain Aneurysm Screening

UB spinoff lands nearly $1 million in federal funding to develop brain aneurysm screening BUFFALO, N.Y. — In 2002, Western New York entrepreneur Jeff Harvey lost his wife and high school sweetheart, Carol Harvey, to two ruptured brain aneurysms. Years later, he is honoring her memory by working

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Opioid Intervention Courts Study

Do Opioid Intervention Courts work? UB study will provide the answer BUFFALO, N.Y. — The nation’s first Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) was established in Buffalo in 2017 after — in a single week — three traditional drug-treatment court defendants fatally overdosed on opioids before their second court

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Mobile Produce and Farmers Markets Equals Healthy Eating

Study: To encourage healthy eating, focus on mobile produce and farmers markets BUFFALO, N.Y. — Smaller purveyors of produce such as mobile and farmers markets are the cream of the crop when it comes to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in low-income communities. Opening new supermarkets, however,

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LECOM Physician Training at NFMMC

LECOM to support expansion of physician training at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center NIAGARA FALLS, NY – The nation’s largest medical school announced today it is making a 10-year commitment to expand new physician education and training opportunities at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. The announcement was made

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UB Behavioral Health Clinic

New clinic will harness NIH-funded addictions research expertise of UB Social Work scientists Behavioral Health Clinic will provide outpatient research-based treatment to eligible community members BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Social Work is embarking on a new strategic focus on translational research with

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American Stroke Association offers tips to improve wellness and prevent stroke

Did you know that approximately 3,300 of Erie County residents will be hospitalized for cerebrovascular disease this year, which includes strokes? Today is World Stroke Day and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted

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Hospice Buffalo Helped Sooner Than I Ever Expected

“Hospice is not just for end-of-life. They can actually help when you want to improve someone’s quality of life” —Linda My wonderful dad, Martin, a Marine veteran in his seventies, was suffering with COPD and congestive heart failure. He was doing okay on oxygen at home, but

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