The Art and Science of Prosthetics

Restoring a Patient’s Appearance Courtesy of Roswell Cancer Talk Blog For some cancer patients, surgical treatment may result in the losing an ear, nose, eye or other body parts, significantly changing their appearance, and causing severe emotional distress. Removal of structures like the hard palate (roof of

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Summer Avocado Salad

By Jennifer Segal Ingredients (Serves 4-6) ¼           cup unseasoned rice vinegar ¼           cup vegetable oil 2            tablespoons water 1            teaspoon salt ¼           teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1            tablespoon sugar 1            clove garlic, minced 1            cucumber, seeded and diced

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Radiologist Joins Southtowns Radiology Staff

Screening and diagnostic medical imaging leader, Southtowns Radiology, announced today the hiring of board-certified radiologist Qadus Awan, MD. Dr. Awan joins the Southtowns Radiology team of physicians interpreting patient images for the practice’s outpatient offices in Hamburg and Orchard Park, and will also work within the Catholic

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Student Athletes and Abuse of Prescription Painkillers

(NewsUSA) – It has become common to hear about pro sports stars whose lives have been wrecked by misusing prescription painkillers. However, the problem also extends down to the amateur level, including high school and college athletes. At least one study found that 53.3 percent of college

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Stick to Your Diet While Dining Out

Dining out is a treat many people enjoy one or more times a week, especially now that more restaurants are open again. While restaurants offer the opportunity to enjoy many delicious foods, dining out often translates into meals with huge portions and ingredients that may not always

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Publisher’s Letter August 2021

This summer promised to bring renewed hope and freedom from the fear we experienced last summer. Getting the mRNA vaccines made me feel liberated. Finally, I could dine at my favorite restaurants, and see my friends and family. No longer did I feel that the insidious virus

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Protect Your Child Against the HPV Virus

By Tara Maving As we enjoy the remaining summer days, Cancer Prevention In Action (CPIA) reminds parents about the importance of immunizations, including the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine recommended for boys and girls by age 11 or 12, and encourages them to know the facts. HPV virus

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Playtime: It’s Not Just for Kids, Say Experts

(StatePoint) While most of us associate playtime with childhood, adults are increasingly acknowledging the importance of play and leisure time for themselves. A new survey commissioned by The Genius of Play and conducted by OnePoll finds that 89 percent of adults have learned to appreciate the importance

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Peaches, Burrata and Prosciutto Salad

by Jennifer Segal, Once Upon a Chef Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 2            tablespoons pine nuts 3            yellow peaches, pitted and sliced into wedges 8            ounces burrata cheese, torn into chunks 2            ounces prosciutto, torn into long strips ¾           cup loosely packed fresh basil

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Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

By Jennifer Segal, Once Upon a Chef Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 1            pound orecchiette pasta 5            tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1            pound sweet or spicy Italian sausage, removed from casings 3            garlic cloves, minced 1            cup chicken broth 1            pound broccoli

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