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Young Cancer Survivor Will Light Up the Roswell Park Campus Tree of Hope

Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s 17th annual Tree of Hope lighting ceremony will draw cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and loved ones together for a holiday celebration Friday, Dec. 8, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Kaminski Park and Gardens on the Roswell Park campus. This free, family-friendly event will be held in honor of all who are touched by cancer. It will include live music, carriage ride... »

Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccination!

ERIE COUNTY, NY— No, it’s not too late. In addition to holidays and sweater weather, winter brings with it the flu season. This year, experts are warning that flu season may be particularly severe. The Western New York flu incidence remains low, but is expected to rise in the winter months when it is traditionally highest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) recommends a yearly ... »

Dr. Turecki Joins General Physician PC

Noted Urologist, Dr. James Turecki to Join General Physician, P.C. at ECMC Ambulatory Care Center Buffalo, New York, November 27, 2017 – General Physician, P.C. is pleased to welcome urologist Dr. James Turecki, MD to the General Physician practice at the Ambulatory Care Center, located on the campus of the Erie County Medical Center. Dr. Turecki is trained in open, endoscopic and laparoscopic sur... »

Breast Cancer Survivor Seminar

Breast Cancer Network Presents Breast Cancer Survivor Seminar Buffalo, NY, November 27, 2017 – The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will collaborate with Windsong Radiology Group, PC to present a seminar for breast cancer patients and survivors on Thursday, December 7th at 6:30 PM. The seminar is titled “Surviving Cancer – Creating your Life Plan” and will be presented by Windsong Br... »

Free Car Seat Safety Check Dec. 16 Mercy Hospital

Buffalo, NY­— and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, in conjunction with State Senator Tim Kennedy, Safe Kids WNY, and EPIC, will be hosting a FREE Car Seat Safety Check on Saturday, December 16 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the hospital, 565 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220. The safety check will be conducted by certified car seat technicians on the first floor of the Mercy parking ramp, with additional activi... »

A Bad Flu Season Predicted

Reported cases of flu indicate a bad flu season ahead so get your flu shot now! The western region of New York state is reporting more flu cases this year than at the same time last year, according to Univera Healthcare’s review of New York state health data. As of Nov 18, the western region of the state (including Western New York and parts of the Finger Lakes Region) has so far reported around 0... »

Medicare Advantage Tips

BlueCross BlueShield Offers Medicare Advantage Tips and Support as Deadline Nears Only seven days remain in the Medicare Advantage Annual Enrollment Period, but it’s not too late for eligible consumers to gain information and enroll in a plan before the December 7 deadline. With the deadline approaching, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is offering a number of resources to help the region’... »

New Advances and Treatments for Cancer

 New Advances and Treatments for Cancer Are Focus of UB Mini Med School Researchers and clinicians from Roswell Park and UB to share the latest findings BUFFALO, N.Y. — The UB Mini Med School, a public service, community education program of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, will present a series in December on “Cancerous Diseases: Introduction, Ad... »

Tennessee Man’s Sight Restored With Eyes on America

                              Roberson was in danger of losing both of his jobs with poor sight and now has full vision. The Eyes On America Foundation since 2009 has donated over 250 cataract surgeries for the uninsured, veterans, refugees and underinsured with its Mission Cataract Day programs. »

Saving Lives at NFMMC

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) is Saving Lives! Cardiac cath lab team performs 400 procedures, saves 29 lives in first six months of operation The clinical team at the new cardiac catheterization laboratory at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center performed 400 procedures – including emergent procedures that saved 29 patients’ lives – during its first six months of operation. Most o... »

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