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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Heritage Community Publication Receives National Recognition

The Village, A Heritage Community Publication Receives National Recognition A local nursing home ranks among the top nursing homes in America, according to U.S. News and World Report. The publication recently named The Village, a Heritage rehabilitation and skilled nursing community in Gerry, NY, as one of

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Brain Aneurysm Screening

UB spinoff lands nearly $1 million in federal funding to develop brain aneurysm screening BUFFALO, N.Y. — In 2002, Western New York entrepreneur Jeff Harvey lost his wife and high school sweetheart, Carol Harvey, to two ruptured brain aneurysms. Years later, he is honoring her memory by working

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Opioid Intervention Courts Study

Do Opioid Intervention Courts work? UB study will provide the answer BUFFALO, N.Y. — The nation’s first Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) was established in Buffalo in 2017 after — in a single week — three traditional drug-treatment court defendants fatally overdosed on opioids before their second court

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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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LECOM Physician Training at NFMMC

LECOM to support expansion of physician training at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center NIAGARA FALLS, NY – The nation’s largest medical school announced today it is making a 10-year commitment to expand new physician education and training opportunities at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. The announcement was made

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Empower Honors Five at Annual Luncheon

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2019 – Empower, a not-for-profit organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held its fourth annual Living the Values Awards Luncheon at noon on Friday, October 25 at Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave. Awardees included: Jackie McGrath received

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