Centers Health Care and Hanger Clinic Discuss Amputee Advances

Leading rehabilitation therapists from Centers Health Care in Buffalo and Hanger Clinic joined together on January 15, 2020 to offer many of Western New York’s top physical and occupational therapists an overall education on the latest improvements and advances with amputee gait and prosthetic technology. The symposium,

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Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes

Governor Cuomo is calling for an end to the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, but doesn’t go far enough, according to the American Heart Association. “We need to protect the health of all New Yorkers by prohibiting the sale of all flavors in all tobacco products,” said Caitlin

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Combating Rising Costs of Generic Medications

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, in partnership with 18 independent and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies throughout the country and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), announced a partnership with nonprofit generic drug company,Civica RX, to create a subsidiary dedicated to lowering

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Autism Services hosts sensory night at Botanical Gardens

Autism Services, Inc. will host Sensory Night at Lumagination, 6:00-9:00pm on Wednesday, January 29. Lumagination is a captivating and interactive exhibit that will transform the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with light, sound and imagination through February 29, 2020. Representatives from Autism Services, including Asperger’s group

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Roswell Park Deputy Director Elected to Lead AACR Immunology Working Group

Chosen for his passion and leadership in immunotherapy research, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, was elected as the Cancer Immunology Working Group (CIMM) Chairperson-Elect for 2020-2021. CIMM is a scientific working group within the American Association for Cancer Research

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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation names new director

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce its recent hire of Lynn Wolfgang Catalano, who will lead the medical center’s Foundation and Community Relations, effective January 1. Within these roles, Catalano will focus on building legacies and endowments, fundraising and elevating the visibility of Niagara

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The Buffalo Botanical Gardens’ Expansion Project

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. is currently completing the schematic design phase for a multi-million-dollar expansion that would add 40,000 square feet to the historic structure. This project will help the Botanical Gardens meet the needs of our community, spark surrounding development, generate

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Oishei is the only hospital in New York to earn ‘Top Children’s Hospital’ achievement

John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital was named a Top Children’s Hospital for the second consecutive year by The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital watchdog organization. The distinction, which recognizes hospital achievements in patient safety and quality, is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American

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Save the Michaels of the World

By Shannon Traphagen Suicide is not an easy topic to talk about. Neither is addiction—especially during what should be a festive, jolly time of year. But, for some, the holiday season is the toughest time of year. According to the CDC, since 2006, the suicide rate has

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Motion is Lotion–The Importance of Physical Therapy

By Shannon Traphagen Physical therapists (PTs) are health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTs

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