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By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, January 31, 2015

Frank and Katie Quebral have an agreement. When Gateway-Longview calls the couple to inquire whether they can take in another foster child, Frank takes the phone. “They have to call Frank, bec... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mariah Brown didn’t grow up in a family of healthy eaters. “We were a big pizza, takeout, microwaving family,” said the 21-year-old native of Waverly, near Binghamton. Believe it or not, t... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, January 24, 2015

Technology has changed since Drs. Mark S. Wendling and David Rice joined forces in 2000 at East Amherst Dental Center. Dental insurance? Not so much, the dentists told me this week during an interv... Read More

Saturday, January 24, 2015

(Editor’s Note: This week’s Jane E. Brody column in WNY Refresh focuses on the same issue – though different specifics – on the following story from The Washington Post; read the Post story an... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, January 23, 2015

Smoking will be prohibited at all outdoor concerts at Artpark this year, except in the parking lot. It also will be forbidden on patios beside the smoke-free restaurants and attractions at Niagara ... Read More

Friday, January 23, 2015

By Bonnie Rizzo – Contributing writer Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders representing 20 middle schools will compete Saturday for prizes and a chance to participate at the national level during... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Roswell Park Cancer Institute staff and other national experts this evening will participate in an interactive chat that will focus on new screening and early detection for lung cancer. The chat wi... Read More

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is teaming up with the family and friends of a Lockport man who needs a lung transplant. Frank Gritzmacher, 33, was born with cystic fibrosis. Doc... Read More

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Museum of disABILITY History will host a workshop on Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Susan Conners, president and founder of the Tourette Syndrome As... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, January 17, 2015

Dr. David L. Pierce likes to joke that his wife’s family and friends refer to him as the “emergency medicine waiting room expediter.” “Anytime anyone I know is in the emergency department t... Read More
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