Buffalo Healthy Living

Taste of Buffalo

Taste of Buffalo will showcase a diverse range of food! Saturday July 13! Highlights include 56 restaurants and food trucks, local wines and craft beers, Chef Shaun O’Neale from MasterChef Season 7, live music, cooking demonstrations and more! The nation’s largest two-day food festival, Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops returns Saturday, July 13 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 14 from 11 a... »

BlueCross BlueShield Partners with Health-ISAC to Enhance Cybersecurity Awareness

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York partnered with global organization, Health-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC) to host a cybersecurity conference for regional CIOs, CISOs and IT security teams in the health care sector June 18 and 19. Prominent cybersecurity information sharing organization, H-ISAC, brings together cybersecurity professionals from the health care industry to ... »

Racing to the Rescue: 5K Run Sea Lion Rescue Run

The Aquarium of Niagara is looking for runners and walkers to participate in its fourth annual Sea Lion Rescue Run 5K. The Sea Lion Rescue Run 5K supports the care of the aquarium’s ten rescued sea lions and seals, which have been deemed non-releasable-unable to survive in the wild. The family-friendly 5K will take place on Saturday, June 8, 2019 on a certified course at the picturesque Whirlpool ... »

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Honors Native American Researcher at Roswell Park

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty researcher Rodney Haring, PhD, MSW, has been recognized with a Research Into Action Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) New Connections initiative. Dr. Rodney Haring earns a “Research into Action” award Presented in March at a capstone symposium in New Orleans, the award symbolizes what Dr. Haring has accomplished as a New Connect... »

Imagine LaSalle Partners Unveil Initial Design Vision for Future Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park

The Imagine LaSalle Initiative, a partnership between the City of Buffalo, the University at Buffalo Regional Institute (UBRI) and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation (RCWJRF), has unveiled the initial design vision for a significantly re-imagined LaSalle Park. Included in these is a 16- by 6-foot, physical model, which will be on display at various locations for public viewing across the city until M... »

Buffalo Announces National Bike Month Events for May

        GObike Buffalo and Reddy Bikeshare, both in partnership with Independent Health, announce National Bike Month events for May 2019, including the SkyRide, presented by Independent Health, GObike Buffalo’s signature event and fundraiser bringing cyclists atop the 110-foot Skyway, the Scajaquada and Kensington Expressways, and our urban parkway system. The bike month calen... »

Buffalo Niagara Area Is Home to Some of the Best U.S. Colleges

If you care about getting a great education, you’ll be in good company according to a recent study done by the data insights firm College Factual. Universities in the local area received high rankings for their first-rate degree programs and their dedication to providing a quality education. Attracting Students to the Area Local residents aren’t the only ones drawn to nearby colleges. Students fro... »

Walgreens Launches Everyday Hero Squad of Five New Red Noses, Kicks Off Red Nose Day’s Fifth Annual Campaign

The iconic Red Nose has returned to Walgreens for its fifth year in support of Red Nose Day, this time with help from some friends. The new Red Nose Day Everyday Heroes hit the shelves of Walgreens and Duane Reade locations nationwide this morning, officially launching the six-week fundraising campaign. The limited-edition Everyday Hero Red Noses – to wear in support of Red Nose Day on Thursday, M... »

Summer camp options abound

By Shannon Traphagen Summer camp is a beloved tradition in many families as parents fondly recall spending their summers at camp, making lifelong friends and learning the finer points of roasting marshmallows and competing in three-legged sack races. There are a variety of summer camps, each offering something different. The following are some local options. Day camps. When attending a day camp, k... »

How to recognize colic

New parents experience many things for the first time in the months after their children are born. One of the more perplexing problems new moms and dads may experience is colic. Dr. Joan Calkins of Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology explains that colic is frequent, prolonged, and intense crying and fussiness in a healthy infant. Colic is such a frustrating enigma because the distress has no appar... »

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