Niagara County Introducing Youth Peer Support Services

Mental Health Association in Niagara County Introducing Youth Peer Support Services The Mental Health Association in Niagara County, in collaboration with Mental Health Advocates of Western New York, is pleased to announce that they will be offering Youth Peer Support Services to middle and high school students

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Omicron, Vaccines, Variants, and Boosters

By Annette Pinder Here we are again, experiencing the alternative reality that brought fear to everyone during the early days of the pandemic. We shouldn’t be here, but here we are. Why? Because fear of the only way out of the pandemic — our truly miraculous vaccines

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Local Dogs are Getting Leptospirosis

What You Need to Know!   Cindy Youngers, owner of Cara Mia Pet Resort in East Amherst, has been seeing sick dogs, and is sounding a warning to pet owners regarding a disease called leptospirosis that is becoming more prevalent. What is leptospirosis? Leptospirosis is a bacterial

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Winter Citrus & Pomegranate Fruit Salad Recipe

Winter Citrus & Pomegranate Fruit Salad By Jennifer Segal, OnceUponAChef.com Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 pomegranate 2 large navel oranges 2 pink grapefruits Instructions: Place the pomegranate on a surface that won’t stain. Starting at the crown, cut a cross into the fruit about halfway down. Put a

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What is MS and Why Is Early Treatment Important?

By Annette Pinder Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease of the brain and spinal cord (the central nervous system), which controls everything we do. Bennett H. Myers, MD, a neurologist at DENT Neurologic Institute, says, “While the cause of MS is unknown, we know that something triggers

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Understanding Soft Tissue Injuries

Understanding Soft Tissue Injuries Excelsior Orthopaedics Offers Some Important Information Fans of professional baseball are, no doubt, familiar with soft tissue injuries, especially after the 2021 Major League Baseball season. After a pandemic-shortened 2020 season in which teams played just a 60-game regular season schedule, 2021 marked

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