M&T Bank Launches Multicultural Small Business Innovation Lab

M&T Bank announced the launch of a six-week Multicultural Small Business Innovation Lab at a press event this morning on the East Side of Buffalo, NY. The new program will provide 30 multicultural businesses with guidance and education in business planning, establishing credit, accessing capital, marketing and networking.

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Independent Health Providing Assistance During Open Enrollment

Independent Health’s RedShirtsSM are ready to provide assistance and expertise during this year’s Medicare Open Enrollment Period Independent Health to offer consistent rates and enhanced benefits for 2022 BUFFALO, N.Y., October 1, 2021 – As the only true local health plan, Independent Health remains committed to delivering affordable,

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Kaleida Health Responds to Mercy Hospital Strike News

Kaleida Health released the following statement this morning about the labor dispute between the Catholic Health System and one of its labor unions, CWA1133: “We have been monitoring the Mercy Hospital strike situation very closely for the past 48 hours and we have responded accordingly as we

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Highmark BCBSWNY Significantly Enhances 2022 Medicare Advantage Products

Earlier this year, Highmark announced the completion of its affiliation with HealthNow New York to bring new and innovative programs, resources and advanced technologies to Western New York. Now, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York is announcing the details of its 2022 Medicare plans.

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To much Time on a Computer, Watching T.V. or other Sedentary Activities Raise Stroke Risk

Adults younger than age 60 whose days are filled with sedentary leisure time (which includes using the computer, TV, or reading) and little physical activity have a higher stroke risk than people who are more physically active, according to new research published today in Stroke, a journal of the American

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New Awareness Campaign Aims to Reduce Health Disparities Impacting the Hispanic Community in Buffalo-Niagara

The health, job safety and financial impact of COVID-19 has hit Hispanic Americans hard. In fact, Hispanic peoples are almost 2.5 times as likely to have died from COVID-19 than white/ non-Hispanic people, when age is taken into account. This disproportionate impact of the pandemic is shedding

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D’Youville Kicks Off Year with Spectacular Redfest Event

D’Youville is set to host its annual Redfest from 7 to 11 p.m, Friday, September 24, at the city’s premier waterfront venue, Buffalo Riverworks. Redfest, a D’Youville celebration held each year at the start of the fall semester, brings students together with an emphasis on making meaningful

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