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Local Woman Raises Money, Awareness for Rare Lung Disease

Local Woman Raises Money, Awareness for Rare Lung DiseaseWestern New York woman with rare lung disease holds annual event to raise money and awareness
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Hackers access records for millions of Anthem customers

Hackers access records for millions of Anthem customersThe health insurance company Anthem says the hackers who got into its computer network were able to gain access to personal information for "tens of millions" of customers and employees.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Some retrailers asked to stop selling store brand herbal supplements

Some retrailers asked to stop selling store brand herbal supplementsNew York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asked four major retailers Tuesday to stop selling their store-brand herbal substances.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Some retrailers asked to stop selling store brand herbal supplements

Some retrailers asked to stop selling store brand herbal supplementsNew York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asked four major retailers Tuesday to stop selling their store-branded herbal substances.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Erie Co. Considering E-Cigarette Restrictions

Erie Co. Considering E-Cigarette RestrictionsErie Co. Considering E-Cigarette Restrictions
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  • 1 month ago
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Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDsThe nation's leading pediatricians have concluded that medical marijuana is generally not for kids, but they also support more research.
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  • 1 month ago
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Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDsThe nation's leading pediatricians have concluded that medical marijuana is generally not for kids, but they also support more research.
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  • 1 month ago
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Infant dies from flu in Erie County

Infant dies from flu in Erie CountyAn infant under six months old recently died in Erie County from complications of the Influenza A virus, according to the New York State Department of Health.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Infant dies from flu in Erie County

Infant dies from flu in Erie CountyAn infant under six months old recently died in Erie County from complications of the Influenza A virus, according to the New York State Department of Health.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Roswell gets $11.7 Million for Stem Cell Research

Roswell gets $11.7 Million for Stem Cell ResearchGovernor Andrew Cuomo has announced $36 million in stem cell research grants, with nearly a third going to the Roswell Cancer Institute.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tonawandas

Schumer seeks to Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive Dumpsites

Schumer seeks to Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive DumpsitesTonawanda landfill was disposal site for waste from Manhattan Project in the 1940s
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Tonawandas

Schumer seeks Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive Dumps

Schumer seeks Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive DumpsTonawanda landfill was disposal site for waste from Manhattan Project in the 1940s
  • Tonawandas
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Erie County Flu Rate Doubles

Erie County Flu Rate DoublesThe Erie County Health Department says reports of the flu have risen 127% in the past two weeks.
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  • 2 months ago
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Buffalo Bills Great Steve Christie Discusses His Battle With Cancer

Buffalo Bills Great Steve Christie Discusses His Battle With CancerTeam's career scoring leader urging others that if something doesn't seem right, to see their doctors right away.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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NY declares flu as prevalent, bolsters precautions

NY declares flu as prevalent, bolsters precautionsThe state Department of Health today declared influenza prevalent in New York
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Orchard Park

Fundraiser For Single Mom With Inoperable Brain Cancer

Fundraiser For Single Mom With Inoperable Brain CancerElizabeth Diamond, 39, will not let fear and doubt creep in. “I’m going to fight this to the very end and I visualize my victory."
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Roswell Park working with new cancer testing tool

Roswell Park working with new cancer testing toolDoctors at Roswell Park Cancer Institute are working with a new tool designed to detect the specific type of cancer a patient may have.
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  • 3 months ago
Life

Love Can Mend A Broken Heart. Even Two.

Love Can Mend A Broken Heart. Even Two.Cheektowaga couple met and fell in love after undergoing heart transplants
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  • 3 months ago
People

Family hears son's heartbeat in another man's chest

Family hears son's heartbeat in another man's chestFamily hears son's heartbeat in another man's chest
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  • 3 months ago
Health

NY health exchange ready for year 2

NY health exchange ready for year 2The director of New York's health care exchange offered optimistic predictions
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Rochester getting the lead out

Rochester getting the lead outRochester used to have a lead problem at least as bad as Buffalo's.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Buffalo is 'ground zero' for lead poisoning

Buffalo is 'ground zero' for lead poisoningYoung children in Erie County, mostly from Buffalo's inner city, are testing positive for lead poisoning at more than triple the state average.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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3-year-old can't get flu shot because of state law

3-year-old can't get flu shot because of state lawA Western New York mother is having trouble getting a flu shot for her three-year-old daughter because of a state law
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Rochester Diocese bans priest travel to West Africa

Rochester Diocese bans priest travel to West AfricaThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester has banned priests from traveling to West Africa, the epicenter of the outbreak.
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  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
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Sacred Heart Students Donate Hair To Honor Teacher

Sacred Heart Students Donate Hair To Honor TeacherLocks will be used to make wigs for women who lose theirs due to cancer treatements.
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  • 4 months ago
Health

Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing Patients

Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing PatientsDr. Myron Glick says most patients unafraid, but confirms at least one expressed second thoughts about seeing him
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  • 4 months ago
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Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing Patients

Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing PatientsDr. Myron Glick says most patients unafraid, but confirms at least one expressed second thoughts about seeing him
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  • 4 months ago