Get a Flu Shot This Season: Here’s Why

The American Medical Association, American Academy of Physicians, and American Hospital Association, recommend that anyone age 6 and older get a yearly flu vaccine. Despite this, less than half the U.S. adult population heeds their advice. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less

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Do You Have Treatment-Resistant Depression?

DENT Provides Hope with New Therapies By Annette Pinder By the time she arrived at DENT Neurologic Institute’s Interventional Psychiatry Department, she had tried 11 different types of medications for her depression, all without success. A healthcare professional, her PHQ-9 was 27 out of 27, which is

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Carrot Slaw with Cranberries, Toasted Walnuts & Citrus Vinaigrette

Ingredients: Serves 4-6 1/2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped 1 pound of shredded carrots, or 1-1/3 pounds carrots, peeled, and shredded 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or walnut oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 2 tablespoons lemon juice, from 1 lemon 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice,

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Can You Have Breast Cancer Without Feeling a Lump?

Courtesy Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Finding a lump during a self-exam or annual physical might be how most women think breast cancer is found. However, screening mammography is able to find cancer even when it is too small to feel, according to Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD, Chair

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Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

By Jennifer Segal (OnceUponAChef.com) This easy-to-make butternut squash soup with sweet potatoes, apples, and warm spices has all the tastes of the Fall season in a bowl. Ingredients: Serves 6-8 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups roughly chopped yellow onions 2 pounds pre-cut butternut squash 2 medium

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Breast Density is a Cancer Risk Factor: Including in Older Women

by Annette Pinder A new study published on August 16, 2021, in JAMA Network Open, an online open access journal published by the American Medical Association, revealed that women with dense breasts should be more vigilant about routine mammography. The study found that this was even true

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Breast Cancer Network of WNY

having support during difficult times is important By Annette Pinder A strong support network can help breast cancer patients navigate their treatments and all of the uncertainty that can arise after a cancer diagnosis. Those undergoing treatment for breast cancer depend on friends and family for everything

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Bread Making: Science, Culture, and a Little Magic

By Ellen Mintzer For Professor Eric Pallant, bread making is a family tradition that spans several generations. Pallant’s father baked brioche and sourdough during Pallant’s childhood, and now Pallant’s daughter bakes sourdough. Pallant explores the history of baking in his new book, Sourdough Culture: A History of

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