A Community Conversation: The Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiovascular Health

WHO:             The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) in conjunction with M & T Bank host “A Community Conversation about COVID-19  and Heart Disease” Panelists included Vijay Iyer, MD, PhD, FACC, Cardiologist and Director of Gates Vascular Institute/BGMC; Reverend Kinzer M. Pointer, Pastor-Liberty Missionary Baptist Church, Co-Convener, African American

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Recognizing Signs of Stroke Early Can Limit Damage

Only one-third of adults in New York state say they can recognize the signs of a stroke, according to a review of self-reported data by Univera Healthcare. And that’s bad news since every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke, according to the American

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How to Clean When Faced with a Shortage of Supplies

In light of concerns about COVID-19, health organizations have issued instructions on how to maintain personal safety and cleanliness, including the use of common household products to sanitize homes, offices, and public spaces. As a result, many are stocking up on extra essentials, resulting in grocery store

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Can you boost your immune system to fight off COVID-19?

by the Functional/Integrative Medicine Staff of Invision Health Despite the constant flow of misinformation, there is no miracle cure, food, or supplement that can cure or prevent COVID-19 or other diseases. In fact, some suggestions being touted are actually dangerous, including colloidal silver, miracle mineral solution, and

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How COVID-19 is transmitted

COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), has claimed thousands of lives across the globe. Though the WHO insisted during a press briefing declaring COVID-19 a pandemic that the virus could be suppressed and controlled, Director-General of the

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Learn More about Lupus and the Search for Answers

By Annette Pinder Approximately 1.5 million Americans have a form of lupus, and 90 percent are women. Daily activities can be a struggle and inconsistent for those living with lupus. Despite experiencing debilitating symptoms, many people with lupus don’t look sick. Often referred to as “the great

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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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Nutrition Program Recognized by the American Association of Diabetes

General Physician, PC is pleased to announce that it has earned accreditation from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Diabetes is now considered a pandemic with more than 30 million people in the United States believed to have the disease. Kelly Cardamone, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

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ECMCC, University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning Announce Partnership to Guide Kensington Heights Community Visioning Process

Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning have launched “Building Together,” a partnership to engage community input in the medical center’s redevelopment of the long vacant 17-acre Kensington Heights property. In 2018, ECMCC purchased the former Kensington Heights

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