Are Baby Boomers At Risk for Liver Disease?

Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation requiring all primary care providers and hospitals offer Hepatitis C screening to all baby boomers in New York State. Those individuals born between 1945 and 1965 – baby boomers – currently account for over 70 percent of the 3

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Connecting the Pieces: Addressing the Treatable Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Autism Society WNY Chapter and Autism Services Center for Learning Invite You To Attend A Workshop on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 8:45am to 12:45pm at Classics V Banquet and Conference Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Amherst, NY. The workshop will feature Richard Frye, M.D., Ph.D.,

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RIA Reaching Others With Energy Drink Research

Expert Advice from RIA Researchers ATHLETES: Energy drinks before or during games or practices? Probably not a good idea. Though often confused, energy drinks are not sports drinks. Where Gatorade or Powerade are designed to provide hydration and replace electrolytes, caffeine actually contributes to dehydration. Adults and

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RIA Reaching Others with Research on Drinking and Drugs in the Workplace/Workforce

A seminal study at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) reported that during the course of the year “15% of the U.S. workforce has used or been under the influence of alcohol at work.” This prevalence study of workforce-workplace substance use included data obtained from interviews with

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Floortime – An Emerging Intervention for Children With Autism

By Annette Pinder Growing up in Brooklyn, there was a child on our street who was different. She didn’t talk, and seemed to be off in her own world, as our moms whispered, “She’s autistic.” I found a book at the local library on the topic and

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