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Edward Derenda, of Sloan, was among readers who shared his ideas for healthy aging after a recent WNY Refresh cover story on the issue. Here’s what the retired international Conagra Flour worker had to say: Besides doing all the right things, I believe in the health screenings. Exercise and eating right is great... Read More

Monday, May 2, 2016

An In Honor of Mother’s Day Reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Windsong Radiology Group, 55 Spindrift Drive, Williamsville. The free community event will highlight the importance of annual breast screening for women 40 and older. “The recently published American Cancer Society breast screening... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, May 2, 2016

Tinkering at the Buffalo Science Museum, free fitness classes at Daemen College and the start of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market are among the WNY Refresh Top 10 Calendar Picks of the week when it comes to events related to the region’s health, fitness, nutrition and family time. MONDAY Take Off Pounds Sensibly... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, April 30, 2016

The Roswell Park Alliance Community Advisory Board was kicking around fundraising ideas a couple of years ago when talk turned to a week-long bike ride from Buffalo to New York City. Terry Bourgeois took a 180. How about a ride that started in Manhattan and headed west to Niagara Falls? The Empire State Ride to End Cancer... Read More

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Edward Derenda, of Sloan, was among readers who shared his ideas for healthy aging after a recent WNY Refresh cover story on the issue. Here’s what the retired international Conagra Flour worker had to say:Besides doing all the right things, I believe in the health screenings.Exercise and eating right is great advice for... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, April 30, 2016

Fresh out of college in 1982, computer science major Daniel Porreca landed a degree in technology operations at Marine Midland Bank. He was working at Computer Task Group in 1997 when his 5-year-old daughter Elise ended up with a rare, stubborn infection that doctors in Western New York struggled to treat. “What I... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, April 29, 2016

When Allie Van Deusen fell four years ago and broke her left arm, it didn’t occur to her mother to take her to the emergency room. She took Allie to Excelsior Orthopaedics Express instead. Several other parents whose kids took similar spills in the same Lancaster neighborhood, and had taken their loved ones to the... Read More

Friday, April 29, 2016

By Judith Whitehead – Contributing writer Working in the field of ophthalmology I have seen many, many people ignore their symptoms, some from neglect, some from ignorance, others from laziness. Something as simple as having “floaters” can become a serious diagnosis if ignored. Floaters, or the... Read More

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Elmwood Village Winter Market, the indoor version of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, will conclude its 20-week season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Buckham Hall at SUNY Buffalo State. Buckham Hall is along Rockwell Road near the Grant Street entrance to the school. Free parking is available during market... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Wednesday, April 27, 2016

By Holly R. Layer – Contributing Writer You’ve heard the phrase “two heads are better than one,” right? Well, there are certain pairs of nutrients that work better together in our bodies than they do alone. Pair the following dynamic duos to get the healthiest results! Calcium + Inulin = better digestion,... Read More

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