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By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 24, 2014

An alternative health fair will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Niagara, 639 Main St., Niagara Falls. The health fair starts with an hour-long panel d... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 24, 2014

Portions of major roads on both sides of the border will be closed during part of Sunday to make way for the Niagara Falls International Marathon. As many as 1,500 runners will step off from the Al... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 24, 2014

Western New York families who want to start Halloween parties early – and celebrate well into next weekend – have lots of options during the next eight days, including several events that take pla... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 24, 2014

Catholic Health nurse midwives will host a free dinner program, entitled “Transformative Power of Birth,” early next week downtown. Expectant mothers or women who want to learn more about prepa... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 24, 2014

Members of the Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Team will travel to Sarasota, Fla. this weekend to take part in the 2014 International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission Dragon Boat Festival. ... Read More

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A city boutique will host a “Shoptober Bra Crawl” in the Elmwood Village today to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month. Participating businesses in the Elmwood District have been displaying decor... Read More

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Health and wellness specialist Tom DeLoughry is leading several workshops on dealing with stress, improving health and helping caregivers. Below is a piece he wrote about giving of your time and tale... Read More

Saturday, October 18, 2014

WNY Refresh asked Dan LiBurd, strength and conditioning assistant and nutritionist with the Buffalo Bills, to provide a weekly tip through mid-November to help you get healthier heading into the holid... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, October 18, 2014

Drs. Tova Ablove and Teresa Danforth are the latest doctors to tell me something that most in the Western New York health care field know, but few of the rest of us may understand – Type 2 diabetes ... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 17, 2014

What’s the recipe to make sure you pile on the “Freshman 15” as a first-year college student? “Eating in the dorms, eating takeout, just eating unhealthy,” according to Timothy J. Minter.... Read More
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