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Everyone in Olean is excited to see the St. Bonaventure guard combination of Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley wreck havoc on college basketball again. The top returning scoring duo in Division I basketball was expected to return to action tonight in the opener against Niagara, but an injury in the Bonnies' scrimmage with Alfred could push that back. The status of Adams, the…

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bcPart of a new $40 million parking ramp under construction behind the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital opens Friday, the same day as the new hospital. The second and third levels of the parking garage, as well as portions of its fourth level, will open at 854 Ellicott St., according to Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc., which owns the ramp. The basement and first…

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The University at Buffalo medical school is starting to move into its new digs on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Eight moving trucks recently began to haul boxes of files, equipment and other materials from more than 50 offices on UB's South Campus to the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Main and Allen streets, where construction is 99 perc…

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Stephen and Linda Lisicki know each other so well that they can finish each other's sentences. It happens when you've been married for more than a half century. But health scares in recent years have changed the dynamics in their relationship. When Stephen needed two stents and a pacemaker last year, he and his wife were amazed that a couple of short procedures did the …

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The $270 million John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital will open next week on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, capping off years of planning to replace Women & Children’s Hospital on Bryant Street. A marathon one-day move will begin before dawn Nov. 10 to move patients and staff into the 185-bed hospital 1.2 miles away at 818 Ellicott St. The new Children’s…

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A new study from Roswell Park Cancer Institute found that women who took multivitamin supplements before their breast cancer diagnosis and/or during treatment were less likely to develop debilitating and often long-lasting chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, or CIPN. Such neuropathy is a common side effect of cancer treatment that causes shooting or burning pai…

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The hallways and public spaces inside John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital are coming to life with artwork. About 35 to 40 pieces were installed last week throughout the new hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. “We are all in the thick of it now. Every floor of the hospital has some work in it already,” said Scott Propeack, volunteer curator of art at …

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Michael Mogavero, a principal at Lafayette High School, hurt his right knee on the job three years ago. He had trouble keeping up with his young and daughter until he became one of the first people in upstate New York to undergo a robotic-assisted full knee replacement earlier this year at Buffalo General Medical Center. "I was sitting down a lot," Mogavero said. "I was…

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A top leader of the nation's largest health promotion foundation visited the University at Buffalo on Friday to praise the university for building its medical school downtown – and to encourage school leaders to use the project as a springboard to help improve the health and wealth of all Western New Yorkers. "Ultimately the economic success and healthiness of a city,…

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George and Linda Plotzke were headed home to Chicago from a trip to the Atlantic Coast last month when Linda came down with pneumonia and horrible back pain. After two nearly sleepless nights, and an excruciating drive through upstate New York, the couple felt they had no choice but to stop in the emergency room at Buffalo General Medical Center. “This was the first h…

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Some Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus streets well known for their potholes, rippling and deteriorated surfaces have been fixed in the first of a two-phase $500,000 project. Extensive milling and resurfacing work totaling $150,000 was completed during the last week on some of the most problematic areas. Another $350,000 of road work is planned for a second batch of campus…

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Michael Casinelli cradled his Martin D 28 guitar in his lap, a cup of coffee by his left foot. Patients and families from Roswell Park Cancer Institute mingled nearby. He played from memory, filling the lobby with the best of Elton John, Ray Charles and Van Morrison. "This is my favorite place to play," said Casinelli, wearing a black leather skull cap, black leather bo…

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About 1,400 employees will relocate in November to the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, and some are anxious about where they will park. Medical Campus officials say there's no shortage of parking options for hospital staff. But with just half of a new $40 million parking ramp behind the hospital completed, a limited 180 …

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A programming and design contest that will come to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus next month is expected to draw 100 coders from 25 different countries. To prepare, the organization that runs the Innovation Center on campus is focused on making sure everything runs smoothly during the Topcoder finals – from better power to popup bathrooms. The Innovation Center…

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Middle and high school students can develop videos as one of many events designed to complement the 2017 Topcoder programming and design competition that will be hosted at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in October. The STEM video challenge, powered by AT&T, is designed for students to show how they predict technology will lead to an improved future in Western Ne…