Clinical Trials and Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

Access to Clinical Trials May Drive Differences in Outcome Among Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients COG study looks to explain lower survival rate for nonwhite children and adolescents with disease Study is latest to report lower survival for blacks, Hispanics with the disease Multicenter team set out to

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Independent Health Provides $1M Grant to ECMC

Independent Health announces $1M Grant to ECMC for Expanded Trauma and Emergency Department Generous donation adds to significant private sector support for new facility                   BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced a generous $1M grant from

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Eyes on America – Donated Cataract Surgeries

The 8th Annual Eyes On America Fund Raising reception for donated cataract surgeries Friday at the Clement Red Cross Mansion included Master of Ceremonies Lou Piccone, Honoree Joelle Logue with YWCA, Eyes On America Founder Dr. Kenneth Anthone, Honoree John Yurtchuk, Eyes On America board member, honoree and prostate

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Heritage Announces New Equine Therapy Program at Homestead Stables

Therapeutic Riding at Homestead Stables David Smeltzer, Heritage president and CEO, announced that therapeutic riding will now be offered at Homestead Stables, a Heritage full service equestrian center, in Gerry, NY. Smeltzer stated, “We are excited to offer this new type of equine therapy at Homestead Stables.

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Save the Michaels of the World

By Shannon Traphagen Suicide is not an easy topic to talk about. Neither is addiction—especially during what should be a festive, jolly time of year. But, for some, the holiday season is the toughest time of year. According to the CDC, since 2006, the suicide rate has

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Tai Chi: Medication in Motion

By Harry Newman, DVM and Taoist Tai Chi Instructor Harvard Health says, “Tai chi is often described as meditation in motion but should be called medication in motion.” It is a low-impact, series of relaxing, continuous slow-motion circular moves that are never forced. But what is most

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General Physician, PC to Partner With OB•GYN Associates

Collaboration aimed at improved patient care Buffalo, N.Y. (December 3, 2019): General Physician, PC is pleased to announce a new partnership with OB•GYN Associates of WNY. The collaboration, which officially launches in January, partners OB•GYN Associates’ 30 providers with more than 250 providers at General Physician, PC.

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Handbags for Heart Auction December 6th

Join the Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association in the fight against heart disease at the Buffalo Niagara Go Red for Women® Handbags for Heart ‘Purse-onality’ auction including such accessories designers as Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Vera Bradley and Coach. The event draws over 100 guests including Shari

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Motion is Lotion–The Importance of Physical Therapy

By Shannon Traphagen Physical therapists (PTs) are health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTs

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Holiday Sale at Museum of disABILITY Store

Looking for a unique gift on your shopping list this holiday season? Look no further than the charming store located inside the Museum of disABILITY History. A Holiday Store Sale and Book Fair will be held on Saturday, November 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at

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