Nearly 60% of American Children Lack Healthy Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Nearly 60% of American children do not have healthy cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), a key measure of physical fitness and overall health, according to “Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Youth – An Important Marker of Health,” a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

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Visitation resumes at Schoellkopf Health Center

Visits of up to 30 minutes with Schoellkopf residents are now allowed by appointment at Schoellkopf Health Center. Visitors must undergo a medical screening and will be required to wear a face covering, observe social distancing at least six feet and practice hand hygiene using an approved

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Dr. Maya Named as New Radiation Oncology Medical Director

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Oneida Health continue to add to the cancer expertise available through their affiliation, announcing the hire of Maya Mathew, MD, as Medical Director of the Dorothy G. Griffin Radiation Oncology Center in Oneida, part of the Roswell Park Care Network. Dr.

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CELEBRITY SPEAKER SERIES TO BENEFIT THE 2020 RIDE FOR ROSWELL

 COVID-19 derailed plans for Team RPCS (Roswell Park Cessation Services) to host a second annual bowling tournament to raise funds toward the Ride for Roswell. In response, the team members exercised their creativity and turned to celebrity connections to help reach their fundraising goals. Starting Saturday, July 18, the Team RPCS “Celebrity

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Univera’s COVID-19 Response Includes Donations to Food Banks

Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent health plan are providing $600,000 in financial support to food banks and food pantries across upstate New York as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ability to earn a paycheck and feed a family is at risk for

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Center for Health Equity and UB Forum: Racial Equity and Anti-Racism

UB, Buffalo Center for Health Equity host public forum on racial equity and anti-racism BUFFALO, N.Y. – A live, online public forum on “racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research

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Univera Funding for Screening and Educating Individuals with Diabetes

Univera Healthcare commits $115,000 to Neighborhood Health Center of WNY, Inc. for new partnership aimed at curbing diabetes prevalence in the region  Funding for a new program will help screen and educate individuals with diabetes Buffalo, NY. – Univera Healthcare today announced a grant award in the amount

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Take Precautions During Extreme Heat!

Heat-related illness a concern during scorching weather: Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries available as cooling centers ERIE COUNTY, NY – This week’s expected run of extremely high temperatures and high humidity levels is prompting this warning from the Erie County Department of Health: stay cool, stay hydrated,

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