When Can We Expect a COVID-19 Vaccine?

by Kenneth V. Snyder, MD, PhD We should all feel encouraged to know that researchers worldwide are working around the clock to develop a vaccine that will protect us from SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the online resource, Regulatory Focus, 32 vaccines are

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Change in Therapy and Rehabilitation Services at Heritage

Heritage Chief Clinical Officer, Jeremy Rutter, shared recently that all of their skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities in Chautauqua County, NY, including The Green (Greenhurst, NY), The Park (Jamestown, NY), and The Village (Gerry, NY), have welcomed their therapy teams into the Heritage family of employees. In

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Will We Get a Treatment Before We Get a Vaccine?

By Kenneth V. Snyder MD PhD-Vice President Quality of Kaleida Health, & Annette Pinder Publisher Buffalo Healthy Living Can the Wonder Drug Ivermectin Cure COVID-19? The Jerusalem Post, an Israeli newspaper, reports that Professor Eli Schwartz has launched a clinical trial of the drug Ivermectin, an antiparasitic agent

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Feeding the Hearts of Heroes at Heritage Ministries

Feeding the Hearts of Heroes: Lisa Haglund CEO Heritage Ministries Initiative Lisa Haglund, Heritage Ministries new President and CEO, shared details this week on her new initiative, “Feeding the Hearts of Heroes,” at Vinecroft Retirement Community, a Heritage senior living community in Clarence Center, NY. Haglund stated,

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Nearly 60% of American Children Lack Healthy Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Nearly 60% of American children do not have healthy cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), a key measure of physical fitness and overall health, according to “Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Youth – An Important Marker of Health,” a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

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Univera’s COVID-19 Response Includes Donations to Food Banks

Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent health plan are providing $600,000 in financial support to food banks and food pantries across upstate New York as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ability to earn a paycheck and feed a family is at risk for

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Center for Health Equity and UB Forum: Racial Equity and Anti-Racism

UB, Buffalo Center for Health Equity host public forum on racial equity and anti-racism BUFFALO, N.Y. – A live, online public forum on “racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research

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Univera Funding for Screening and Educating Individuals with Diabetes

Univera Healthcare commits $115,000 to Neighborhood Health Center of WNY, Inc. for new partnership aimed at curbing diabetes prevalence in the region  Funding for a new program will help screen and educate individuals with diabetes Buffalo, NY. – Univera Healthcare today announced a grant award in the amount

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