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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Medical 411: Blood Disorders

By Annette Pinder Hereditary blood disorders affect males and females of all races and socio-economic levels. Fortunately, for those affected regionally, Western New York BloodCare (WNYBC) provides specialized diagnostic and health maintenance services to support these individuals. Hemophilia. One of the most known hereditary bleeding disorders, hemophilia

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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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Clinical Trials and Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

Access to Clinical Trials May Drive Differences in Outcome Among Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients COG study looks to explain lower survival rate for nonwhite children and adolescents with disease Study is latest to report lower survival for blacks, Hispanics with the disease Multicenter team set out to

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Independent Health Provides $1M Grant to ECMC

Independent Health announces $1M Grant to ECMC for Expanded Trauma and Emergency Department Generous donation adds to significant private sector support for new facility                   BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced a generous $1M grant from

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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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Save the Michaels of the World

By Shannon Traphagen Suicide is not an easy topic to talk about. Neither is addiction—especially during what should be a festive, jolly time of year. But, for some, the holiday season is the toughest time of year. According to the CDC, since 2006, the suicide rate has

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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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