Publisher’s Letter: October 2021

Rather than devote an entire section of the magazine to Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, I decided to intersperse the articles to make them harder to bypass. After all, breast cancer continues to touch so many lives. One startling statistic is that 1 in 8 women

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One Life. Just One. Run Toward Your Dreams. About the Cover: Howard Cadmus

By Annette Pinder A lot of people know Howard Cadmus, not because he’s famous, but because he stands out — at least he does to me. I’ve known Howard for several years, follow him on Facebook, enjoy his thoughtful posts, and melt at the love he expresses

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The Value of Connection

By Paula Venné Connection. I think we’ve all learned the value of staying connected throughout the pandemic, both personally and professionally. As a Medicare consultant, Network in Aging (NIA) provides me with the ability to connect with professionals across a wide variety of agencies that serve the

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Skillet Turkey Burgers

By Jen Siegel, Once Upon a Chef Ingredients: 4 Servings 1 ¼ pounds 93 percent lean ground turkey ½  teaspoon salt ½  teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce ½ cup whole milk Ricotta cheese ¼ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon

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Recommended Men’s Health Screenings

Men need to be proactive in regard to monitoring their overall health. This includes seeing their doctors for regular wellness visits and keeping up with recommended screenings to catch and/or prevent illnesses. While men and women can experience the same conditions, health experts recommend specific tests and

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Pain? Tingling? Numbness? Get Help Naturally

by Christian Milioto, D.C. Warm weather is here, and it’s a great time for taking walks, gardening, picnics, and enjoying all that our region has to offer. Unfortunately, summer isn’t quite as enjoyable for individuals living with pain and discomfort associated with conditions affecting the spine and

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Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries: Then, Now, & When to See a Surgeon

by Annette Pinder Years ago, we didn’t hear much about people getting their knees or hips replaced to free them from excruciating pain and limited mobility. But hip surgeries have been around for at least 300 years, and the first knee replacement surgery was performed in 1968.

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Educating Fathers and Strengthening Families

By Annette Pinder Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network, a non-profit organization that empowers men and women to raise healthy families and children, deserves special attention this month for its Buffalo Fatherhood Initiative, which equips fathers and father figures with tools and to become better fathers. Programs of the

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