Woman-Up Conference January 30!

Get Ready for the Woman-Up Conference on January 30! As the only conference in the country dedicated to advancing women through using neuroscience (hard science to advance performance) we are thrilled to announce our January 2020 event where our male counterparts are invited as well. The brain

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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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The Buffalo Botanical Gardens’ Expansion Project

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. is currently completing the schematic design phase for a multi-million-dollar expansion that would add 40,000 square feet to the historic structure. This project will help the Botanical Gardens meet the needs of our community, spark surrounding development, generate

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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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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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UB Grant – Anti-Bullying Program

UB receives $1.38 million grant to develop teen-driven, anti-bullying program centered on bystander intervention BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention has earned a $1.38 million grant to develop and test an approach to reduce bullying and sexual harassment in high

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Heritage World War II Veteran

Heritage World War II Veteran Discusses His Experiences with the Robert H. Jackson Center Greg Peterson from the Robert H. Jackson Center and Phillips Lytle recently interviewed Griffith Jones Jr., a community member at The Homestead, a Heritage senior living community in Gerry, NY, about his experience in World War II

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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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