Think Creatively to Spread Holiday Joy from Anywhere

Think Creatively to Spread Holiday Joy from Anywhere   (BPT) COVID-19 restrictions will make the 2020 holiday season different this year, but that doesn’t mean you have to become a Grinch. While extensive travel, large group gatherings, and many traditional activities can’t happen, there are imaginative ways

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Supporting Frontline Workers During the Pandemic

Supporting Frontline Workers During the Pandemic Kaleida Health Foundation’s Need Continues By Kristen Bieber, Marketing Manager Kaleida Health Foundation   As much of the community pressed pause in mid-March when COVID-19 began to hit, one organization went into overdrive. Within a week, the Kaleida Health Foundation launched

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Spectrum Health Urgent Care

Spectrum Health Urgent Care Behavioral Health, Addictions Care Facility is the First in the Region By Annette Pinder   Spectrum Health and Human Services recently opened the only Urgent Mental Health Addictions Care Clinic (UMAHACC) in the region, located at 1280 Main Street in Buffalo. UMAHACC provides

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Pancreatic Cancer: Research, Clinical Trials, and Treatment

Pancreatic Cancer: Research, Clinical Trials, and Treatment Roswell Park is at the forefront in this effort Adapted from the Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Sadly, we recently lost Jeopardy television host Alex Trebek due to pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is a challenging disease to treat. Survival rates

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Overcoming the Stigma of Addiction is Key to Treatment

Overcoming the Stigma of Addiction is Key to Treatment   (BPT) – Addiction is a chronic, but treatable, medical condition. Unfortunately, many people talk about addiction in ways that are stigmatizing, and also use words that portray someone with addiction in a shameful way. To reduce harmful

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Silent Deadly Disease by Mark A. Cavaretta, M.D.   Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common liver diseases in the United States. Since NAFLD has few or no symptoms, it is often called “the silent disease,” and people

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