Connecting the Dots on Food Access

WNY-based study aims to connect the dots on food access UB researchers surveyed local families and stakeholders to find the best strategies for addressing disparities in healthy food consumption BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers know from many previous studies what prevents cash-strapped shoppers in underserved communities from buying

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Can Melatonin Treat COVID-19?

Can melatonin treat COVID-19? UB pioneer in melatonin research and colleagues have launched a clinical trial to find out Inexpensive and widely available melatonin could be particularly helpful in treating underserved patients who test positive for COVID-19 BUFFALO, N.Y. — A  team of internationally recognized scientists at

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UB’s New Minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

UB’s New Program will include elements unique to UB, such as a concentration in local politics and model-based reasoning BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo this fall will begin offering its undergraduate students a new multidisciplinary minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). Concentrating aspects of

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Clarity on light therapy terminology needed to improve regulations, access to new treatments

Light therapy is gaining mainstream acceptance in health care, but government and insurance regulations of the treatment continue to lag behind, says University at Buffalo light therapy expert Praveen Arany. Policies and credentialing are particularly vague for photobiomodulation therapy, a form of low-dose light therapy that has

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Center for Health Equity and UB Forum: Racial Equity and Anti-Racism

UB, Buffalo Center for Health Equity host public forum on racial equity and anti-racism BUFFALO, N.Y. – A live, online public forum on “racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research

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UB Announces Fall Semester Plans

The University at Buffalo is planning to return to campus this fall, offering educational and research programs under a “modified in-person” format. The plan, which centers on a mix of in-person instruction and online courses, will allow UB to deliver an excellent and impactful university experience while

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UB School of Nursing Awarded $1.5 Million

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received a $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase access to mental health and substance abuse treatment by integrating care in nurse-led primary care clinics in rural and medically underserved areas in Western

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UB experts are developing models to help local providers prepare for COVID-19 surge

Models are changing, but so far, they signal that social distancing is working in Western New York BUFFALO, N.Y. — As policymakers, health care providers and the general public struggle to make sense of the COVID-19 pandemic, the somewhat obscure field of health informatics has become a

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