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By Scott Scanlon » Friday, September 19, 2014

For the record, Dr. Mike Roizen ate salad topped with grilled salmon for lunch on Tuesday afternoon, after a talk about wellness to a standing room only crowd on the Larkin Square boardwalk. He left toast, and the pretzel croutons from his salad, on his plate. He never touched the… Read more »

By Scott Scanlon » Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Mental Health Association of Erie County will honor Buffalo attorney Modesto Argenio during its free annual reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Marcy Casino in Delaware Park Argenio, of the Stamm Law Firm, is a former investigative reporter with The Buffalo News and Courier-Express who has… Read more »

Monday, September 15, 2014

Catholic Charities will host free, one-hour child nutrition workshops in Erie and Niagara counties this month. The workshops will teach parents and other caregivers about healthy options for toddlers and young children, including portion size, healthy snacks, child-friendly recipes, how to handle picky eaters, and the importance of physical activity…. Read more »

Monday, September 15, 2014

The American Red Cross last week launched a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them on a lifesaving team. The Blood Donor App, along with the others, can be found in app stores by… Read more »

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, September 13, 2014

Kelly Gasior is a hockey mom and a fitness buff, so when it came time to help put together a fundraiser for the Cazenovia Chiefs Pee Wee Major Hockey travel team, she thought in threes. As in swimming, biking and running. “The Cas Kids Triathlon is the first of its… Read more »

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, September 13, 2014

The good-natured trash talking already has started in advance of the Buffalo Ninja Warrior II competition taking place next month at Western New York’s first total obstacle gym, Hybrid Fitness. During the competition, the first male Buffalo Ninja Warrior, Jeremy Guarino, will square off against Joe Moravsky, who topped other… Read more »

Friday, September 12, 2014

The University at Buffalo QUIT program, which for years has helped smokers stop the deadly habit, is now more affordable. The UB Psychology Department is offering a $15 discount for smokers who sign up for its September or October groups. The discounted price for either month stands at $50. Trained… Read more »

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association will participate Saturday in a community health care event hosted by Catholic Health a short walk from First Niagara Center. “Get Checked,” a free community health screening program, will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mercy Comprehensive Care Center, 397 Louisiana St.;… Read more »

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, September 6, 2014

It’s only a start, but Suzanne Bissonette and Scotty Burt hope that a Recovery Day celebration next Saturday in McCarthy Park will help erase some of the stigma surrounding addiction. The pair work at Cazenovia Recovery Systems, the lone residential living agency in Erie County for those suffering from alcohol… Read more »

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, September 6, 2014

Julie Leatherbarrow will start teaching yoga to grown-ups next week at a day-care center in South Buffalo. It makes sense to the 42-year-old mother of three, who about two years ago started a new business – Budding Tree Yoga for Kids – in an already busy life. Leatherbarrow – subject… Read more »
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