Good for the Neighborhood

Building Unity through Community: Good for the Neighborhood & “Back to School in Good Health” With a theme of “Back to School in Good Health,” many tools and resources focused on promoting healthy, active lifestyles will be available at the upcomi...

World on Your Plate

The 15th Annual World On Your Plate Food and Sustainable Living Conference October 5 & 6, 2018 Friday (5 – 9 pm) and Saturday (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) at Daemen College, Wick Campus Center, 4380 Main St, Amherst, NY 14226 Time is flying by...

Randy Gerlach AHA Leader

Randy Gerlach Chosen as a Future Long Term and Post-Acute Care Leader Kenmore, NY– The New York State Health Facilities Association has announced that Randy Gerlach, President and CEO of Schofield Care, has been chosen by the American Health Care Asso...

Good for the Neighborhood® 

  Independent Health Foundation’s Good for the Neighborhood® Offers Free Health Screenings, Farmers Market Throughout August  BUFFALO, N.Y., August 3, 2018 – The Independent Health Foundation is continuing its successful program, Good for the Nei...

Concussion Management Forum

Western New York Public Health Alliance and the New York State Public Health Association Symposium: Concussion Management Forum On Thursday July 12th, the Western New York Public Health Alliance and the New York State Public Health Association collabor...

Corneal Cross-Linking at Atwal Eyecare

Atwal Eyecare only Area Eye Practice in WNY to offer Corneal Cross-Linking  Atwal Eye Care announced that it is now offering the first and only Corneal Cross-Linking treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for progressive kera...

Recognize and Avoid Youth Sports Injuries

Children benefit in many ways from their involvement in youth sports. Being part of a team fosters feelings of belonging, inspires collaborative play and strategy, and is typically an excellent form of exercise. “Still, despite the benefits, there is r...

CBD: From Skin Conditions to Parkinson’s

From Skin Conditions to Parkinson’s Disease: How a New Therapy (CBD) is Helping Patients Research suggests that cannabidiol (CBD), a compound extracted from the hemp plant, could help manage everything from anxiety to psoriasis to Parkinson’s disease....

ECMC Accreditation for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

ECMC Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program ECMC Synergy Bariatrics/Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to na...

BlueCross BlueShield Blue Fund

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Announces Blue Fund —Grant Giving Will Focus on Health, Children and Education for Clinicians — Buffalo, NY —BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced the creation of the Blue Fund, a...

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 ...

DEC Encourages Public to Help Reduce Bear Conflicts

Nuisance Bears Typically Result from Human Actions New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today advised the public that black bears are becoming increasingly active as the summer season ramps up and home...