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Boston, New York City and Portland, Ore., are often heralded for their community walkability. Batesville, Ark.; Birmingham, Ala.; and Albert Lea, Minn.? Not so much. But those three communities are among those that have signed on to the principles of America Walks, a national organization that advocates safety and community well-being when it comes to pedestria…

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Denise Fargino was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis three years ago, about the time her daughter Melissa started a job as a bartender at SkyBar. "We knew for years that something was wrong," Melissa Fargino said. "She went from walking 3 ½ miles a day to barely being able to walk down her driveway and back." The younger Fargino felt alone and disoriented by the dia…

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One of the largest wellness practices in Western New York announced it will close its offices in Cheektowaga and Dunkirk to create a “destination wellness center” for integrative health care in East Aurora. Cardea Health Integrative plans to open its new site on East Main Street in early October. “It has been a long-standing dream of ours to be able to improve …

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Patients who expressed a specific tumor antigen had more aggressive cancers and were more likely to die early from their disease, according to a large study conducted by Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers and published in the journal Gynecologic Oncology. “This is the largest study of NY-ESO-1 expression in ovarian cancer patients, and the first time that expre…

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By Holly R. Layer – Contributing writer With the height of summer’s bounty about to approach us, it’s never easier than during this time of year to get your daily dose of plant-based nutrition. "Phyto" is the Greek word for plant. Phytonutrients – sometimes also referred to as "phytochemicals" – are found in fruits and vegetables. Foods made with fruits and…

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Workdays at Sheridan Medical Group start with "morning scrubs," brainstorming sessions where doctors, physician assistants and their health team gather to talk about ways to best serve the patients they will serve in the coming hours. A physical therapist, nutritionist, behavioral therapist and other workers on the 32-member staff also likely will attend. This isn't the…

More than 100 people from across the country will embark on the Empire State Ride on Sunday to support research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The weeklong bicycling event starts in Manhattan and will end next Saturday in Niagara Falls. Cyclists of all experience levels will travel through some of the most scenic parts of the state, making overnight stops in the H…

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Bike, family and outdoor fitness outings are among WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region. To see this week’s complete calendar, click here. MONDAY Slow Roll Buffalo: Meet at 5:30 p.m., roll at 6:30 p.m., Kerns Avenue Bowling Center, 163 Kerns Ave.; also 7 p.m. Friday, Old Falls Street, Niaga…