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By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Monday, September 26, 2016

An Olympian-led Slow Roll, the last of this season’s outdoor fitness classes and a qualifier for the world tree climbing championships are among the Top 10 WNY Calendar Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family friendly activities. MONDAY Slow Roll: GObike Buffalo will welcome Nelson... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Saturday, September 24, 2016

Here’s the bad news in Dr. Azher Iqbal’s world of vascular medicine: obesity and diabetes have contributed in large part to more than 480 amputations in Erie County in 2014, the most recent year for which statistics are available. More than 460 of them involved a lower limb, an average hospital stay of 12.2 days and... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Friday, September 23, 2016

Many joyful outdoor fitness pursuits fly out the window in Buffalo come the start of fall. Reddy bikeshare, which rolled out 200 GPS-bolstered bicycles this summer at 35 docking racks across the city, aims to keep going – within reason. “The bikes are not going to be available in the winter,” said Jennifer White,... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Tuesday, September 20, 2016

By Holly Layer - Contributing Writer I recently received a question about "carb substitutes." As I couldn’t engage the person directly, I didn’t know if they simply wanted GRAIN substitutes, or better sources of carbohydrates. I’ll start from the beginning and address both topics. I like to tell my patients... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Monday, September 19, 2016

Walk for a cause, enjoy some of the last outdoor fitness classes of the summer season and prepare to try out for the Buffalo Bandits cheering squad this week. Those are among the Top 10 WNY Refresh Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family friendly choices this week in the... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Saturday, September 17, 2016

Scott E. Friedman’s 30-year legal career, family life and front-row seat to Buffalo’s revitalization built and underlined his basic philosophy. “I’ve come to think that people don’t tend to spend enough time thinking about how lucky they are or how grateful they should be for all the blessings that we have,”... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Friday, September 16, 2016

Marissa Nicholson got married and lost her mom to cancer within a year. Then she had three children and began a busier life. She put on weight to the point that “people would stare at my stomach instead of my face.” She decided to take a fitness class several times a week, but continued to eat the foods she learned... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Monday, September 12, 2016

Hiking, biking and running will hit their stride in the coming days, as the Top 10 WNY Refresh Picks of the Week attest. Here are the top recommendations when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region. MONDAY Slow Roll: Riders gather at 5:30 p.m. and ride starts at 6:30 sharp outside... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Saturday, September 10, 2016

As large, complex and difficult to manage as our health care system has become, it reflects our national values, explains Scott Friedman, a Buffalo-based lawyer who specializes in helping businesses – many of them health-related – operate more efficiently. “It’s a complicated system, and it’s trying to strike... Read More

By Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter who is editor of WNY Refresh, which focuses on health, fitness, nutrition and family matters. He is aware of the contradictions that may appear to come from writing pieces here and there about beer, wine and travel. He does so in moderation. Scott Scanlon » Friday, September 9, 2016

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will return to Buffalo next weekend as part of a worldwide series of walks that includes six Western New York walks, starting this weekend. Registration starts at 9 a.m., a ceremony at 10 a.m. and walks begin at 10:15 on the following dates in each of the following communities: Olean:... Read More

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