Mercy Hospital Drives Forward Nationwide Movement

Mercy Hospital joined the Age-Friendly Health Systems movement last year and recently earned its highest level of recognition as an Age-Friendly Health System—Committed to Care Excellence. The hospital is pleased to announce that its commitment to this national movement is not only improving care for older adults

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Construction Begins on Several New Roswell Park Centers

The patients served by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Speech Pathology & Dental Center rely on care delivered by a caring, passionate team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, advanced practice professionals and specially trained providers, all working together. That team model shaped

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Find your fierce with 5 tips to move more on National Walking Day

Get moving for National Walking Day on April 7th! One in four U.S. adults are sitting for longer than eight hours each day, and this lack of activity is bad for mental and physical health. The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart

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What it’s Like to Have and Survive COVID-19

By Annette Pinder The Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc., in collaboration with the Buffalo Documentary Project, produced and made two videos entitled Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employee Focus Group: Sharing Our Stories of Treatment and Recovery.  “We wanted to share the experiences our staff and providers had with

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Don’t be Embarrassed to Discuss Your Symptoms!

It is natural for people to feel reluctant to share information regarding their personal health. Often, people are even hesitant to share with their physicians information about illnesses they’ve battled. While this is understandable, it is very important to be open and honest with your physician, no

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Cobb Salad

Total time: 20 minutes, Serves 4 Ingredients: 3-4       eggs ¼         pound bacon 1          bag Fresh Express Sweet Butter Lettuce 1          pound grilled chicken 1          cup cherry tomatoes 1          ripe avocado, sliced ¼         cup blue cheese ¼         cup ranch dressing

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Scheduling a Mammogram? Don’t Wait!

By Annette Pinder An interesting phenomenon is occurring in women who receive the COVID-19 vaccine — the lymph nodes in their armpits appear swollen and abnormal. Fortunately, this is not a cause for concern. It is actually a sign of a healthy immune system! However, since swollen

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Q&A on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

With Mona Chitre, PharmD, Chief Pharmacy Officer at Univera Healthcare Mona, the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine is the third COVID-19 vaccine being distributed in the U.S. Is it safe? Why do we need a third vaccine option? All vaccines have the same goal — to protect

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