Nicotine Addictive for Teens and Young Adults

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

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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Roswell Park Researchers Identify Immune Biomarker of Response in Patients With Advanced Liver Cancer

Roswell Park Researchers Identify Immune Biomarker of Response in Patients With Advanced Liver Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center immunology researchers have uncovered a biomarker that may help explain why some patients respond better than others to a common chemotherapy treatment for liver cancer. They hope that their analysis of immune responses among patients receiving sorafenib can lead to more individualized

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Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer Research

Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer Research

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have received more than a dozen recent grant awards totaling more than $15.4 million. These competitive awards from both government agencies and private funders will fuel research to overcome obstacles in treating diseases like prostate, breast, colon and lung cancer, as

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UpLift Buffalo is Region’s First Mindfulness Festival

UpLift Buffalo is Region's First Mindfulness Festival

The Mindfulness Alliance announces first regional Mindfulness Festival — Uplift Buffalo Buffalo, NY is the first city to have the traveling festival featuring international headline speaker Sharon Salzberg. Buffalo, New York – July 30, 2019. The Mindfulness Alliance (TMA) is pleased to announce the final program for

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New Primary Care Physicians at Niagara Falls Memorial

New Primary Care Physicians at Niagara Falls Memorial

Several new physicians have joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and are now accepting new patients. Sandra D. Yale, D.O., F.A.A.P., has joined Memorial’s Grand Island Family Practice Center. An experienced family medicine practitioner, Dr. Yale most recently served as medical director of

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Niagara Falls Memorial, UB Neurosurgery Launch Advanced Stroke Program

Niagara Falls Memorial, UB Neurosurgery Launch Advanced Stroke Program

  Niagara’s most experienced stroke center is about to take patient care to a whole new level, provided by world renowned specialists aided by artificial intelligence technology. Under the umbrella of Advanced Stroke Program or “ASP,” Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) and University of Buffalo Neurosurgery

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Roswell Park Ranked 14th on List of Nation’s Best Hospitals for Cancer

Roswell Park Ranked 14th on List of Nation’s Best Hospitals for Cancer

Data-driven assessment by U.S. News & World Report places Roswell Park in top 1.5% of cancer hospitals Annual ranking reviewed patient outcomes and other data for 885 cancer centers New methodology puts focus on patient-centered metrics Also rated high-performing in 2 subspecialties: colon and lung cancer surgery

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New COPD Research

New COPD Research

New research on COPD aims to selectively ‘disarm’ specific pathogens NIH has awarded UB scientists $2.7 million to conduct the research BUFFALO, N.Y. — For decades, bacterial infections in people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been treated primarily with traditional antibiotics. While such drugs can

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