German Chocolate Brownies

Sound Irresistible Enjoy these German-style brownies made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix with coconut-pecan frosting that are perfect for dessert. Prep Time: 15 MinutesTotal Time: 2 HrMakes: 16 Brownies Recipe Details Ingredients: 1 box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 1/4 cup miniature semisweet

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What Is Shingles?

By Annette Pinder Shingles is an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus as chickenpox — the varicella-zoster virus. Anyone who has experienced shingles knows it isn’t fun. It can also be extremely painful, and many people don’t know

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Can Sleep Apnea Cause Cancer? New Research Points to a Significant Risk

By Annette Pinder We keep hearing about it – sleep apnea. More than 28 million Americans have it, and many are undiagnosed. It is a disorder that disrupts breathing, causes snoring, and is linked to low oxygen levels. It can be serious, and lead to depression, obesity,

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Cancer in Disguise

by Lee C. Ruotsi, MD, FACCWS, UHM What’s the big concern about diabetic foot ulcers? Here’s an alarming statistic – your risk of dying within five years of developing a diabetic foot ulcer is five times greater than that of prostate cancer and twice more than breast

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The Benefits of Alternative Therapy for Mental Health

  One Buffalo Facility Is Leading the Way by Annette Pinder Our bodies respond to how we think, feel and act. Called, “The Mind/Body Connection,” being stressed, anxious or upset affect us mentally and physically. For example, a headache or stomach ulcer might develop after a particularly

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Groundbreaking Heart Procedure Makes Buffalo General Medical Center #1

by Annette Pinder Something that never happened before in Western New York took place in January. Janice Savey of Olean and Robert Cecchini of Tonawanda, who suffered from severe untreatable aortic stenosis, underwent a new type of surgery, and they believe the outcome is nothing short of

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