Community Turns Out for 9th Annual WNY Health Expo   Recently updated !

The Western New York community had the opportunity to meet with local health-related vendors last Saturday at the WNY Health Expo. Area vendors presented valuable health information, answered questions, and performed screenings to a large crowd at the McKinley Mall in  Blasdell. Visitors had the opportunity to attend several informative seminars with topics ranging from healthy […]

Jessica Wangelin, right, talks to Alicia Tartick and Skyler Bowen about essential oils during the 9th Annual Spring WNY Health Expo on April 9, 2016.  Photo by Karen Gioia

Nutrition and Healthy Aging Pocket Films

During National Nutrition Month, the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science, has released three animated “pocket films” that explain the role of nutrition in healthy aging and highlight some of the latest findings in nutrition research. These pocket films offer an easy-to-understand, concise introduction to nutrition that […]


National Infant Immunization Week Starts April 16

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine preventable disease. It also celebrates the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States. NIIW is being held April 16 – 23 this year to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring that […]


Walk with Us – Every Step Closer to a Cure

Join the Hydrocephalus Association (HA), the largest non-profit dedicated solely to hydrocephalus in the US, at the WESTERN NY WALK on September 19th at Beaver Island State Park, Pavilion 1B and 1C. Start a team, join a team or participate as an individual. Please REGISTER and raise money from family and friends (the average walker […]

Jamie Oliver’s 10 Healthy Meals For 2015

Check out this link to see chef Jamie Oliver’s 10 Healthy Meals for 2015, including vegan dim sum buns, tray-baked chicken, BBQ baked beans, veggie chili, bircher muesli, South American-style brunch, corn chowder, vegan shepherd’s pie, chargrilled pork escalopes, and fish tikka curry. 10 Healthy Meals For 2015

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Farfalle noodles with basil and pepper

Summer Vegetable Pasta   Recently updated !

This recipe was originally published on   This vegetarian pasta recipe is loaded with fresh vegetables – sweet spring onions, tangy cherry tomatoes and plenty of baby spinach. Goat cheese medallions are coated with panko and lightly crisped under the broiler, making this a restaurant-worthy yet super-simple and impressive weeknight dinner. Ingredients 8 ounces whole-wheat bow-tie […]

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation’s Energy for Life Walkathon

Energy for Life Walkathon Saturday, September 12, 2015 Cheektowaga Town Park Harlem & George Urban Blvd. Cheektowaga, NY 14225 Walk starts at 1:00pm (Basket Raffle at 11:30-1pm) The Western New York Group of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation is excited and energized to be able to reach out to the community to raise awareness as […]



The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk

Friday September 25, 2015 05:00 PM EST Delaware Park in Buffalo, NY The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments and the most promising cancer research anywhere. And it’s all […]