Most Popular Virtual Fitness Class Extended Through 2020

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, in partnership with The Buffalo Waterfront, announced that it will extend its popular, free Fitness at Canalside virtual class offerings through the end of 2020, with a new dance fitness series, led by three of the areas most beloved instructors. Beginning

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COVID and Your Breast Health

In a pandemic-clouded world, it’s easy to overlook what was once routine and to pause activities that used to be regular. But when it comes to breast health, especially during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, passing on your annual or first-time mammogram, is not advisable. “Delays in

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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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Handbags for Heart Auction December 6th

Join the Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association in the fight against heart disease at the Buffalo Niagara Go Red for Women® Handbags for Heart ‘Purse-onality’ auction including such accessories designers as Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Vera Bradley and Coach. The event draws over 100 guests including Shari

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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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John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Presents Technology for Autism Patients

As part of Autism Awareness Month, Oishei Children’s Hospital is proud to be the first hospital in the United States to partner with MagnusCards®, a free mobile application by Buffalo and Ontario-based company, Magnusmode. MagnusCards® leverages digital how-to card decks, complete with step-by-step instructions and intuitive game

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Don’t miss a beat regarding women’s heart health

Heart disease might be seen as something that predominantly affects men, but women are not immune to this potentially deadly condition. In fact, doctors and health care professionals advise women to take serious heed of heart disease, which claims more female lives than breast cancer, other cancers,

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