Dr. Edward Cosgrove Named Medical Director of Emergency Department

Edward Cosgrove, MD, has been named Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. He is a member physician of TEAMHealth, Northeast Division, which services the hospital. Dr. Cosgrove, who has over 20 years of experience in emergency medicine, previously served as the Assistant

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BlueCross BlueShield Employees Build on Legacy of Giving Back

WHAT: Employees at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York are making the season brighter for children, families and Veterans in the community. Employees led and funded efforts to support 15 Western New York charities and organizations this holiday season. Efforts included collecting food and gifts for adopt-a-family

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E-Cigarette Users Have Lower Exposure to Toxicants — As Long As They Don’t Smoke Combustible Cigarettes Too

The largest study to date to compare exposure to toxicants among users of electronic cigarettes, smokers and nonsmokers has been completed, suggesting possible benefits for smokers who switch completely to electronic cigarettes. The research team, led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, and Andrew Hyland, PhD, of Roswell

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Schoellkopf Health Center shares cash award for quality care with staff members

Just in time for the holidays, Schoellkopf Health Center employees today received cash bonuses recognizing the high quality of care they provide their residents. The center, which enjoys a five-star national quality rating, recently received a performance award from the New York State Nursing Home Quality Initiative

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A call for action to promote lung health

By Shannon Traphagen Data from a 2016 behavioral risk factor surveillance survey along with the 2017 report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s National Program of Cancer Registries shows that in Erie County, more than 39,000 people were diagnosed with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) last

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Fit4D and WellCare Partner to Deliver Diabetes Management Solution to Members in New York

Fit4D, a leading tech-enabled diabetes management company based in New York City, and WellCare of New York, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today a partnership to deliver Fit4D’s personalized coaching program to WellCare members living with Type 2 diabetes in the state

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Reddy Bikeshare to Celebrate Two Years in the City of Buffalo

Reddy Bikeshare and Independent Health will honor the bikeshare program’s second full year in the City of Buffalo with a week long celebration at various community events. Free annual memberships and free sunglasses, sponsored by Reddy and Independent Health, will be available for the public while supplies

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The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Wegmans Food Markets announced the first Teaching Garden

The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Wegmans kicked-off the sponsorship of the first American Heart Association Teaching Garden in Niagara Falls at Cataract Elementary School, 6431 Girard Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, today, May 29th from 9 a.m.- 12 noon. The Pre-K assembly began at 9:15

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Hospice of Buffalo National Healthcare Decisions Day–April 16th

Hospice Buffalo, along with 1000 other national, state and community organizations, is promoting National Healthcare Decisions Day (#NHDD) April 16. National Healthcare Decisions Day is a collaborative effort of organizations committed to ensuring that all adults with decision-making capacity have the information and resources to communicate and

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