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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

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 17, 2014

Francesca Mesiah wants to die trying on shoes. Her grandfather had a couple of beers in the hospital on his last days. An aunt died with help from hospice, at home, after spending some of her final... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, October 11, 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 11, 2014

Peggy Sullivan admits she will be uncomfortable today when she shows off her honed, hardened body in a figure contest. “I had no clue for what I was in for: the diet, the training, how tiny the b... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, October 10, 2014

WNY Refresh looks to include a listing of your group Halloween activity. If you, your institution or organization plans a free or low-cost Halloween event open to the public, email information incl... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Catholic Charities Older Adult Services will offer three six-week health-related programs focusing on caregiving, wellness and chronic disease management this month. The free programs all will be o... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Twenty-two restaurants will make an appearance today for the first time in Western New York’s Dining Out for Life event. Sixty cities in the U.S. and Canada now participate in Dining Out for Life... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, October 4, 2014

Those of you who read today’s story on what the Buffalo Bills have to teach fans about fitness and nutrition already know that team trainers keep a close watch on the players. Consider it a multimil... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, October 4, 2014

You don’t have to dress up like Lucille Ball to run in the Lucy Town races in Jamestown next weekend. You’ll probably keep cooler if you don’t, as Laurie Carpenter discovered last year during th... Read More
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