Check It! Challenge could lead to lower risk of heart disease and stroke

A new program is giving Western New Yorkers a chance to help control a silent killer.   The American Heart Association is now recruiting participants for the Check It! Challenge. The challenge is a community-wide program encouraging people to check, change, and control their blood pressure.  

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New ECMC Podcast: Stress Management through Holidays, Pandemic, More

New ECMC Podcast: Stress Management through Holidays, Pandemic, More Chief Clinical Psychologist Lisa A. Keenan-Uschold, Ph.D., Offers Valuable Info & Advice   BUFFALO, NEW YORK— Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation recently completed production of new True Care Healthcast podcast that offers coping strategies and advice to help get through the

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BlueCross BlueShield Awards $575,000in Blue Fund Grants

BlueCross BlueShield Awards $575,000in Blue Fund Grants -Brings Blue Fund’sTotal 2020 Investmentto $1.7M-   -Includes $100,000 for Blue Fund Microgrant Program to Support Non-Profits that Aid Community Members in Eight Counties of WNY- Buffalo, N.Y. –BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Blue Fund today announced $575,000 in

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Kiss 2020 Goodbye with Kaleida Health and Support Local Frontline Healthcare Workers

Kiss 2020 Goodbye with Kaleida Health and Support Local Frontline Healthcare Workers   BUFFALO, NY – (December 21, 2020) The Kaleida Health Foundation invites the Western New York community to “Kiss 2020 Goodbye” and ring in the new year by supporting local frontline healthcare workers. Kaleida Health is offering

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A Cancer Innovation Engine: 10 Roswell Park Research Advances to Look for in 2021

A Cancer Innovation Engine: 10 Roswell Park Research Advances to Look for in 2021 Teams across cancer center are leading efforts to tackle the most urgent priorities in oncology   Despite coronavirus, Roswell Park teams have advanced projects in 10 key areas From immunotherapy to e-cigarettes, look

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Elderwood Establishes COVID-Only Care Center

Elderwood at Amherst again responds to surge in COVID-19 pandemic With COVID-19 cases surging in Western New York, Elderwood has responded by establishing a COVID-only care center to provide an effective way to isolate and care for residents recovering from COVID-19 and mitigate the spread of the

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Elderwood Prepares for Vaccine Distribution

BUFFALO, NY – New York State has received its initial delivery of 170,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer, Inc. and has begun vaccinating the first group of designated New Yorkers. Elderwood, with 28 senior care communities in New York State, has begun preparations to

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Catholic Health Is WNY Region Lead for NYS Covid-19 Vaccine

Catholic Health to Serve as Western Region Lead for New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Planning Today, Governor Cuomo announced a hub approach to implementing the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Plan and named Catholic Health the Western Region Hub Lead. Incorporating the western Economic Development area, the region includes

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