Lack of Sleep Can Have Serious Consequences

By Shannon Traphagen The holidays are a time of celebrating everything we’ve accomplished in the last year, and to look forward to the year ahead. However, the holidays can also be stressful, adding extra demands on our time, which can lead to restless sleep or insomnia. When

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What’s Your Cardiac Calcium Score?

Knowing the Answer Could Prevent a Heart Attack! By Andrea Moran & Shannon Traphagen Each year, approximately 655,000, or one in four Americans die from heart disease, including coronary artery disease (CAD), which is the main cause of heart attacks. Heart attacks are the primary cause of

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Celebrating 2000th TAVR Procedure

Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) Celebrates Landmark 2000th Transcatheter Heart Valve Procedure (TAVR) TAVR is a minimally invasive treatment option that has revolutionized cardiac medicine and replaced open-heart surgery for many patients Buffalo, N.Y (March 11, 2021) – The structural heart team at Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI)

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Ellicott Center Recognized for Prioritizing Blood Pressure Control

The American Heart Association and American Medical Association Recognize Ellicott Center for Prioritizing Blood Pressure Control [BUFFALO, NY – November 30, 2020] — Ellicott Center, the 160-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility on Seventh Street,  has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA)

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