4 Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

Eating smart is good for your heart — especially in the hectic holiday season. During Eat Smart Month in November, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, will provide 30 days of holiday hacks to inspire simple

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Eyes On America Foundation Donates Eye Surgeries

Dr. Ephraim Atwal, the Eyes On America Foundation, and Atwal Eye Care recently donated cataract surgeries to Alonso Ovieda, originally from El Salvador and to Gerald Faraci, a Vietnam Veteran.  The surgeries took place at Atwal Eye Care,3095 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. Mr. Ovieda had one cataract surgery

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Safe Preparation of Thanksgiving Meal

Safe Preparation of Thanksgiving Meal   With many families planning for a safe Thanksgiving, hopefully celebrating only with people in their household, there are likely many individuals cooking a full turkey for the first time. The Niagara County Department of Health is providing tips and resources to

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Study: UB Research Published in NEJM Finds Kids and Young Adults Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes still Produce Insulin with Golimumab

Study: UB research published in NEJM finds kids and young adults newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes still produce insulin with golimumab Editor’s note: Video at https://youtu.be/X2PfXXZDsEs The multi-center study reveals that an anti-tumor necrosis factor drug preserved beta cell function at the onset of Type 1

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Windsong Breast Care Recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center

Windsong Breast Care Recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center   November 19, 2020, WILLIAMSVILLE, NY –  Windsong Breast Care is the only center in Western New York to receive the elite distinction of a Certified Quality Breast Center in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™ (NQMBC™).

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Vinecroft Celebrates Centenarians

Vinecroft Celebrates Centenarians   Vinecroft, a Heritage senior independent living community in Clarence Center, NY, recently spoke with a very special set of residents who have all celebrated their 100th birthday, with some even nearing birthday number 103! Lisa Haglund, Heritage President and CEO, shared how important living

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Catholic Health Proactively Suspends Inpatient Elective Surgery Based on Growing COVID-19 Numbers and Need for Hospital Beds

Catholic Health Proactively Suspends Inpatient Elective Surgery Based on Growing COVID-19 Numbers and Need for Hospital Beds   As the COVID-19 virus continues to increase at a dramatic pace in Western New York, surpassing peak volumes Catholic Health saw last spring, system officials are temporarily suspending all

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Elderwood Recognizes Exemplary Staff

Elderwood Recognizes Exemplary Staff iCARE Awards of Distinction awarded to staff for outstanding demonstration of organization’s core values   BUFFALO, NY–Elderwood, a leading provider of senior care services throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic has announced the 2020 recipients of the company’s iCARE Awards of Distinction. The awards

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