An Easy Solution to After School Snacking

An Easy Solution to After-School Snacking (Family Features) The early morning chaos and activity-packed evenings of the back-to-school season can make finding time to connect challenging. Throughout the day, there can be small windows of time that your family can make the most of – even if

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How Often Do Kids Need Eye Exams?

We all know that changing and diminished vision are a normal part of aging. But even children can experience changing vision, highlighting the importance of kids receiving routine eye exams. The frequency of eye exams depends on a child’s age and condition of his or her eyesight.

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Low Cost Preventive Care for Children

How Children Can Receive Free or Low-Cost Preventive Care Medicaid and CHIP benefits include vaccinations, regular checkups, dental visits, and more. Children are among the most vulnerable populations when it comes to measles and other highly contagious diseases. Giving babies recommended vaccinations by age 2 is one

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Camp Blue Skies: Youth Grief Support

By Abigail Unger Hospice Buffalo’s (Hospice) mission is to provide optimal care, support, advocacy, and education to anyone impacted by serious illness and loss by providing a continuum of care that spans the course of disease progression through bereavement. A significant component of this care is guiding

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Nicotine Addictive for Teens and Young Adults

        PARENTS NEED TO KNOW: NICOTINE IS ADDICTIVE FOR TEENAGERS AND YOUNG ADULTS BUFFALO, N.Y. – August 22, 2019 – As New York State teenagers and young adults head back to school and college, the New York State Smokers’ Quitline reminds parents to educate

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Funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

The Erie County Department of Health, in partnership with CAI (Cicatelli Associates Inc.), has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) to facilitate and resource a community-driven plan to reduce teen pregnancy in nine zip

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