BestSelf Behavioral Health Needs You!

By Annette Pinder Have you always cared about helping others? Have you thought about pursuing a career where you felt like going to work truly mattered to someone? Have you ever thought about working in the mental health field, but believe your education, background, and credentials will

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Behaviors that Help Minimize Breast Cancer Risk

No one, regardless of their age, occupation, skin color, or socioeconomic status, is immune to cancer. In fact, individuals might be hard pressed to say that no one in their family or circle of friends has been diagnosed with cancer at some point. According to the National

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Baked Pears with Ricotta, Walnuts and Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients 4 ripe Bosc pears, peeled and cored ½ cup sugar 1 cup fresh ricotta cheese ¼ cup chopped walnuts (toasted) 3¾ tbsp. of Balsamic vinegar Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Clean, core, peel, and cut the pears into halves. Next, make the syrup by combining

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Are There Different Types of Breast Cancer?

Millions of women are diagnosed with breast cancer yearly. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), more than 2.3 million women across the globe were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020. In fact, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in 140 of

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To much Time on a Computer, Watching T.V. or other Sedentary Activities Raise Stroke Risk

Adults younger than age 60 whose days are filled with sedentary leisure time (which includes using the computer, TV, or reading) and little physical activity have a higher stroke risk than people who are more physically active, according to new research published today in Stroke, a journal of the American

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New Awareness Campaign Aims to Reduce Health Disparities Impacting the Hispanic Community in Buffalo-Niagara

The health, job safety and financial impact of COVID-19 has hit Hispanic Americans hard. In fact, Hispanic peoples are almost 2.5 times as likely to have died from COVID-19 than white/ non-Hispanic people, when age is taken into account. This disproportionate impact of the pandemic is shedding

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D’Youville Kicks Off Year with Spectacular Redfest Event

D’Youville is set to host its annual Redfest from 7 to 11 p.m, Friday, September 24, at the city’s premier waterfront venue, Buffalo Riverworks. Redfest, a D’Youville celebration held each year at the start of the fall semester, brings students together with an emphasis on making meaningful

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Jog 31 Miles in October for Pediatric Patients and Roswell Park

The Roswell Park Alliance Foundation is hosting a Jog 31 Miles in October Facebook challenge to benefit pediatric cancer patients and research through the Courage of Carly Fund at Roswell Park. Thousands of people in our community are already signed up and encouraging each other to stay

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