Catholic Health Names James M. Garvey Executive Vice President & COO

Catholic Health has named James M. Garvey, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. He brings extensive national experience in executive oversight of health system care continuums, operations functions, and resource management to Catholic Health, having served in senior leadership roles at major health systems and medical

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Elderwood COVID-19 Unit Successfully Fights Virus

Elderwood COVID-19 Unit Succeeds in Fighting the Virus Dedicated post-acute unit proves valuable in efforts to keep seniors safe BUFFALO, NY – Having successfully and safely assisted in easing the COVID-19 burden on the area’s hospital systems, Elderwood at Amherst recently discharged its last COVID-19 patient from

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5 Signs You Might Need to See a Podiatrist

by Annette Pinder Christopher M. Keating is a doctor of podiatric medicine, and could not be more pleased to join Excelsior Orthopaedics — where his dad and uncle also practice. Knowing he wanted to pursue medicine, he worked at Sister’s Hospital after graduating from college to explore

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Women! Is Your Partner a Problem Drinker?

UB Researcher Recruiting Women whose partners are problem drinkers Stop Spinning My Wheels project combines treatment with research to help women BUFFALO, N.Y. – Women whose partners have a drinking problem are the focus of a clinical trial being conducted by Robert G. Rychtarik, Ph.D., a senior

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Resource Guide to Summer Camps

We have compiled a list of current summer camp options that are moving forward during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please look at the resources carefully and visit the appropriate sites for their safety guidelines or virtual instructions. This page will be continuously updated, check back often. CAMP RESOURCES:

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Contest — Celebrate Life After 60!

Nominate an Inspirational Person Between Ages 60 and 69 by August 31 to be Featured on the Buffalo 60 Strong Calendar! You, or someone you know, could be featured in the 2021 Buffalo 60 Strong calendar, an exclusive calendar showcasing inspirational “60 somethings” and highlighting Buffalo events and

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Four Dental Resident Doctors Join Shatkin Dental Health

Residency Program to serve the residents of W.N.Y. Thomas Spulecki, Jr., DDS, Graduate of NYU College of Dentistry; Carmin Gonzalez, DDS, Graduate of The Touro College of Dental Medicine; Allan McQuarrie, DMD, Graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; and Elizabeth Ahono Gildersleeve, DDS, Graduate of The

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Blood Clots, Strokes, and COVID

Medical Experts are Trying to Understand the Connection By Annette Pinder An interesting phenomenon is occurring that medical experts are trying to understand. Typically considered a lung infection, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is having an effect on the lining of blood vessels throughout the body,

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Increase in Deaths Due to Suspected Cocaine and Opioid Overdoses

By July 2020, suspected and confirmed opioid-related deaths exceeded 2019 total confirmed deaths The Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force and invited officials provided an update on opioid-related overdose deaths in Erie County on Tuesday, July 28, along with a warning for the public on the deadly

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