Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine

Get out and Explore

By Shannon Traphagen The idea of being active in colder weather isn’t always appealing. But February is heart health month and maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires that we keep our bodies moving. Fortunately, Buffalo has many fun heart-healthy activities to try even when it’s cold outside.   Visit Explore and More Children’s Museum in East Aurora the first and third Saturday monthly from 11 a.... »

Little red hats to be given to hundreds of newborns

The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) and Catholic Health are teaming up for Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week, February 7-14. The two groups will host a press conference and photo opportunity on February 13th from 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. at Sisters of Charity Hospital, 2157 Main Street in Buffalo, to highlight “Little Hats, Big Hearts,” a national pro... »

HOPE Buffalo Partners with Buffalo Public Schools

The Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) Office of Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting (T3P) has embarked on a mission to reduce teenage pregnancy and improve academic and social outcomes for parenting students and their children by the end of 2020. This New Education Bargain at BPS has been fortunate to partner with HOPE Buffalo, a project of CAI Global and the Erie County Department of Health. The H... »

Add convenience to your holiday food planning!

With a history spanning more than 70 years, Federal Meats has made it a tradition to provide exceptional quality, great customer service and terrific holiday specials! At our 10 locations, you will find what you are looking for to help you prepare your holiday feast. Whole Beef Strip Loins, cut & wrapped to order, $7.99/Lb. (Cut, marked & packaged to your specifications.) Federal’s Own Rot... »

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 ... »

High Blood Pressure Redefined for the First Time in 14 Years

High blood pressure should be treated earlier with lifestyle changes and in some patients with medication – at 130/80 mm Hg rather than 140/90 – according to the first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade. The guidelines are being published by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for detection, prevention, management an... »

Trocaire College Launches Brewing, Distilling, and Fermentation Science Program

Trocaire College is pleased to announce its new Brewing, Distilling and Fermentation Science program, officially launching its first course on Sept. 20 under the Workforce Development arm of the college. The five-course program provides the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to enter into the ever-expanding and exciting industry of brewing, microbrewing, and distilling, with courses running ... »

The University at Buffalo Helps Create Conversation Around Social Innovation

By Shannon Traphagen Many of us have gone through an experience in our working lives when we realize that we’d like to do more to help create social change, have impact in our community, or just help those around us. The University at Buffalo’s (UB) School of Management, in collaboration with the School of Social Work, and Blackstone LaunchPad are helping businesses and organizations c... »

A Heavenly Experience!

by Shannon Traphagen Imagine being transported to Polynesia in the time it takes to get to The Spa at Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino or the Spa at Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino, and depending upon where you are coming from in Western New York, it won’t take very long. I visited Seneca Niagara for my Polynesian Spa experience. The palm-fringed coral reef and crystal clear water immediately tr... »

Flower Sale for a Good Cause!

The Ovarian Cancer Project, founded in 2012 is Western New York’s most trusted resource for women with ovarian cancer. The organization provides professionally facilitated support groups, mentoring, resources and information for women with ovarian cancer as well as their families. All proceeds of the sale directly support these specific programs, including the organization’s signature “Comfort &am... »

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