A Fun, Free Day at Canalside for Families

This year, Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum’s annual Touch A Truck event returns! The Western New York community is invited to come and join in the fun at Canalside on August 28th from 10 AM-3 PM. Over 50 trucks will be

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Catholic Health and Eastern Niagara Health System to Receive $18M in State Funding to Sustain Local Healthcare

Catholic Health, in collaboration with Eastern Niagara Health System, has been awarded $18 million in funding from the New York State Department of Health to ensure the continuation of emergency and acute care hospital services in Eastern Niagara County. Plans announced last October, call for Catholic Health

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Former Chief Marketing Officer Launches Woman-Owned Customer Experience Agency

Christie Witt Berardi loved her job as Chief Marketing & Experience Officer at Buffalo Medical Group, but she saw an opportunity. She was successfully juggling her duties there while parenting her newborn and six year-old in the midst of the pandemic last year. “A lot of things

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Patient Returns to Hospital to Thank the Team that Saved His Life

Patient Treated with the World’s Smallest Heart Pump Don Abrams, a 75-year-old retired engineer and geologist from Buffalo, returned to Mercy Hospital today to thank the physicians and caregivers who saved his life in February of 2020. He was also appreciative for the “world’s smallest heart pump”

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Informed Conversations on COVID-19 Vaccination in Communities Hard Hit

Vaccination rates in New York State not enough to offer protection to those most vulnerable to the disease, including hard-hit communities of color Widespread vaccination against COVID-19 is needed in every community to ensure an end to the pandemic, especially for hard-hit communities of color. In New

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Hospice & Palliative Care Will Require COVID Vaccines

Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo has announced that all staff will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 in two phases over time. Hospice has strongly encouraged vaccination for employees with over an 80% vaccination rate. This policy has now been revised as the more transmissible SARS-CoV-2

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2021 Play/Ground Festival 10 Days of Art and Activities

2021 Play/Ground Festival Features 10 Days of Public Art and Activities August 6-15 29 artists, 20 projects, 5 sites — all within a 7-mile radius BUFFALO, NY—PLAY/GROUND, a family-friendly, ten-day public art festival featuring curated, site-specific installations by contemporary artists with a focus on the experimental, immersive

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2-mile Community Freedom Walk on Aug. 13 will Kick Off Igniting Hope Conference

An ongoing battle. That’s how Pastor George F. Nicholas describes the health disparities that African Americans are still trying to overcome. “It’s an ongoing battle for our own liberation,” says Nicholas, pastor of Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church and convener of the African American Health Equity Task

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Vascular Disease in Women Presents Differently Than it does in Men

In April 2019, vascular surgeons in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo organized the first-ever Women’s Vascular Summit, with attendees from around the country. The purpose was to launch a discussion among vascular physicians of how vascular disease, which is

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