Mercy Hospital Drives Forward Nationwide Movement

Mercy Hospital joined the Age-Friendly Health Systems movement last year and recently earned its highest level of recognition as an Age-Friendly Health System—Committed to Care Excellence. The hospital is pleased to announce that its commitment to this national movement is not only improving care for older adults

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Construction Begins on Several New Roswell Park Centers

The patients served by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Speech Pathology & Dental Center rely on care delivered by a caring, passionate team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, advanced practice professionals and specially trained providers, all working together. That team model shaped

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Find your fierce with 5 tips to move more on National Walking Day

Get moving for National Walking Day on April 7th! One in four U.S. adults are sitting for longer than eight hours each day, and this lack of activity is bad for mental and physical health. The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart

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Windsong Breast Care Program Receives National Accreditation

Windsong Radiology’s breast care program earns accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons WILLIAMSVILLE (4/6/2021): The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by  the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted accredited status to

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400 Reddy Bikes Become Available in Niagara Falls and Buffalo this Week

Reddy Bikeshare and Independent Health announced the official start of the 2021 bikesharing season today, with 400 bikes available this week in about 90 different locations between Niagara Falls and Buffalo. This season marks Reddy’s sixth year of service in Buffalo, and second full season in Niagara

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Reversing Health Inequities in Buffalo

Reversing health inequities in Buffalo – New UB website a go-to resource for researchers and community groups  University at Buffalo took a major step toward addressing health disparities in Buffalo’s African American community and developing innovative solutions to eliminate them when it established its Community Health Equity Research

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Univera Takes Action for National Minority Health Month

Time for everyone to get #VaccineReady Because of COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, Univera Healthcare is working to help the community become #VaccineReady during National Minority Health Month. Univera Healthcare has a dedicated COVID-19 website https://www.theuniveradifference.com/covid19 that offers up-to-the-minute information on what you need

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D’Youville’s New Cultural Enrichment Center Seeks to Raise Awareness

D’Youville recently launched a new space on campus to address and raise awareness of racial and cultural issues affecting marginalized students, including those who are Black, ethnic minorities, and LGBTQ+. The Cultural Enrichment Center (CEC) was developed in response to student concerns in the wake of protests

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Positive COVID-19 Patients Needed!

You Could Help Identify an effective COVID-19 Treatment Patients with mild or moderate symptoms are needed for NIH-funded study at UB  The focus is on drugs, including monoclonal antibody medications, that received emergency use authorizations early in the pandemic   Vaccinations may be front page news these

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Gates Vascular Broadcasts Live Case to Japan and South Korea

In a live demonstration, Gates Vascular Institute (GVI), in partnership with the Jacobs Institute (JI) and a medical device company, today broadcast a case to Japan and South Korea, reaching over 150 physicians and health care professionals. The virtual proctorship broadcast, led by electrophysiologist, Chee Kim, M.D.,

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