Have a Happy (Safe) Halloween

UB experts give tips on how to be safe and avoid a children’s “revolt” this Halloween BUFFALO, N.Y. – Celebrating Halloween during the pandemic will definitely be different, but it’s still possible to have fun while staying safe, say pediatric infectious disease specialists at the University at

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Make a Positive Impact in Our Community by Donating Plasma

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Donating Plasma at Prometic: Your Questions Answered by Annette Pinder Plasma donations are essential for producing life-saving medicines that treat rare and serious diseases. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is not only safe to donate plasma, but doing so is vital in making a difference for patients

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COVID-19 Highlights Our Poor Health

By Christian Soto As our country grapples with the all-consuming effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released an important statistic reflecting America’s baseline health in relation to surviving the virus. The CDC stated that 94 percent of those who

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Glaucoma Surgeries – Some Techniques Safer

Comparisons of glaucoma surgeries show certain techniques are safer, more effective Study finds that a less expensive method proves to be more effective BUFFALO, N.Y. – Two recent studies by a University at Buffalo researcher could help increase safety and minimize expense for patients undergoing glaucoma surgery.

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New Pediatric Primary Care Center

OISHEI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND JERICHO ROAD COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER PARTNER TO OPEN NEW PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE CENTER ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE $1 Million Grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Makes Center Possible BUFFALO, NY – (September 24, 2020) John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital

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What Would You Do? Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid: How You Can Make a Difference By Karl Shallowhorn Imagine this scenario: You’re in the food court of a local mall. As you pause to take a break from your shopping, you look over to the next table and see a young woman who

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New York Quitcast

NYS Smokers Quitline Launches Audio/Video Podcast Series: NY Quitcast Online episodes geared toward assisting healthcare professionals with cessation efforts and helping smokers/vapers quit tobacco-use               BUFFALO, N.Y. – Sept. 22, 2020 – As part of its enhanced outreach efforts to both

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Connecting the Dots on Food Access

WNY-based study aims to connect the dots on food access UB researchers surveyed local families and stakeholders to find the best strategies for addressing disparities in healthy food consumption BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers know from many previous studies what prevents cash-strapped shoppers in underserved communities from buying

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Keeping You Up to Date on COVID-19 Coronavirus: Questions, Answers, Resources

UPDATE: September 21 Diagnostic tests are available for free through ECDOH and can be scheduled at (716) 858-2929. COVID TESTING SITES: FIND A SITE NEAR YOU TO GET TESTED! CASES UPDATE ERIE & NIAGARA COUNTY: There are 10,999 total positive lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Erie County residents and

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