Windsong Names Laura Fisher Director of Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counselor, Laura Fisher, MS, CGC, Named Director of Genetic Counseling at Windsong WILLIAMSVILLE – September 30, 2019 – Laura K. Fisher, MS, CGC, a Certified Genetic Counselor, has been named Director of Genetic Counseling at Windsong.  Genetics plays an increasingly important role in cancer screening and therapy

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ECMC Terrace View – Best Nursing Homes 2020

ECMC’s Terrace View LTC Facility on Newsweek National List of “Best Nursing Homes 2020” Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes 2020 recognizes just over 400 of the best nursing homes across the 20 largest US states BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that Newsweek and Statista

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Reduced Therapy for Children with Neuroblastoma

Algorithm Reduces Need for Therapy in Children With Intermediate-Risk Neuroblastoma COG study shows treatment can be reduced without compromising outcomes – shows therapy can be reduced in some neuroblastoma patients Algorithm based on tumor biology, anticipated response to treatment for patients with localized tumors, 3-year overall survival

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NY Uninsured Rates Reach Best Levels

Upstate and Statewide Uninsured Rates Reach Best Levels Ever Recorded Upstate New York’s health insurance uninsured rate fell to 3.5 percent, the lowest ever recorded, according to Univera Healthcare’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey issued today (Thurs.).  In other words, 96.5 percent of

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First Sickle Cell Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant

 First Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant for Sickle Cell Patient Performed by Roswell Park Oishei Children’s Joint Program Team BUFFALO, N.Y., September 25, 2019 – The clinical team from the Roswell Park Oishei Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Program has successfully performed the first pediatric bone marrow transplant

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Buffalo Bills Independent Health Renew Partnership

Health and Wellness Challenge – Independent Health and Buffalo Bills BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 24, 2019) — The Buffalo Bills and Independent Health renewed their commitment today to team up and tackle the region’s health challenges and promote better health and well-being for Western New Yorkers. Since 2014, the

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Become a Certified Nursing Assistant!

By Annette Pinder The McGuire Group (McGuire) nursing facilities are lauded as a first choice in health care throughout Western New York. One way they assure this is by valuing the staff who care for their residents and patients. One particularly successful program at McGuire is their

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