Buffalo Healthy Living

Researchers Uncover New Role for Tamoxifen in Triple-Negative Breast Cancers Roswell Park team identifies first known prognostic marker for these aggressive tumors

TNBC tumors lack 3 key receptors that existing therapies target Team led by Dr. Gokul Das focused on a different receptor, ER-beta They demonstrate that tamoxifen may be effective against many TNBC tumors. One of the mechanisms that makes so-called triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) notoriously aggressive and hard to treat is its ability to disarm proteins that suppress tumors and mutate them in... »

American College of Radiology (ACR) Recognizes Buffalo Medical Group for Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Williamsville Location Earns Three-Year Accreditation

Buffalo Medical Group Radiation Oncology has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology, or radiation therapy, is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may use radiation to cure cancer or to relieve a cancer patient’s pain. “Providing... »

Health Equity For All: VA Western New York Healthcare System Hosts Conference

VA Western New York Healthcare System’s Minority Veterans Committee is leading the way, hosting its fourth Health Equity Conference, designed for community health care professionals at the Buffalo site of VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Avenue, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, in Room 301, Freedom Hall. Disparities in health care delivery and access may in... »

Amy Alexander’s personal wellness journey leads to a career helping others

Personal wellbeing has long been a priority for Hamburg’s Amy Alexander. Her wellness journey led her to become a personal trainer in 2007, and later to open Metamorphosis Pilates & Bodywork, Inc. in East Aurora. And on April 23, 2019, she’ll achieve another important milestone — the one-year anniversary of her studio at 268 Main St. The location — in the heart of a quaint, quiet village surro... »

Reddy Bikeshare Returns in the City of Buffalo For a Fourth Season in Partnership with Independent Health

WHAT: Independent Health and Reddy Bikeshare announce the launch of the bikeshare program’s fourth season, which will bring back 200 “smart” bicycles with GPS capabilities to over 40 stations throughout the city of Buffalo. Reddy Bikeshare is offering a new $3 membership option this season, and also recently announced in partnership with Independent Health that the program will be available in Nia... »

Quit Smoking and Stay Tobacco-Free with Spring-Cleaning!

Throughout New York State, the advent of spring conjures images of tidying unsightly areas and making preparations for warmer weather. For those who smoke cigarettes, the spring cleaning season can also provide an opportune time to quit and stay tobacco-free. The addictive power of nicotine makes quitting smoking hard, but support is always available by talking with a healthcare provider and calli... »

GObike Buffalo Announces First Buffalo-Niagara Womxn’s Bicycle Festival

In support of Women’s History Month, GObike Buffalo is planning Buffalo-Niagara’s first-ever Womxn’s Bike Festival featuring workshops, discussions and information centered on womxn on bicycles. (The alternative womxn spelling is used intentionally to denote inclusion of trans-women and non-binary individuals). The free event will be held on Saturday, March 30, from 9 am to 4 pm at the... »

Chief Technology Officer Role Created to Enhance Patient-Centric Tech Solutions at Roswell Park

Paul Visco has been promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Longtime Roswell Park employee Paul Visco is now serving in the new role of Chief Technology Officer. A new position at Roswell Park, Visco’s role as CTO involves developing and implementing new technologies that benefit the experiences of both patients and clinical teams. He will be t... »

Kaleida Health, M&T team up to build Habitat Home on Buffalo’s East Side

Habitat for Humanity Buffalo is getting a boost from two locally headquartered companies. Kaleida Health and M&T Bank have agreed to provide full funding along with employee volunteers to build a home on Winslow Avenue on Buffalo’s East Side. Construction of the home at 39 Winslow Ave. began in December and is expected to be completed in summer 2019. The 4-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home will inclu... »

Dr. Daniel P. Schaefer, Ophthalmologist with Atwal Eye Care Named President American Society Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

At the business meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Dr. Daniel P. Schaefer, M.D., F.A.C.S., Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic and Facial Reconstruction Specialist with Atwal Eye Care at 4590 Main Street, Amherst, was elected to the position of 2019 President of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. American Socie... »

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