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Individuals Asked to Share Their Personal Experiences with Brain Injury and Concussions

Individuals Asked to Share Their Personal Experiences with Brain Injury and Concussions

East Aurora-based fitness and training company Primordial Strength Inc. is asking anyone who has experienced the negative effects of a brain injury due to sports contact to e-mail their story to Primordial President Steven Helmicki at coachhelmicki@gmail.com. Their story will be featured on anticoncussion.com, a new website currently under development by Primordial Strength that will be fully dedicated to all issues related to concussions, brain injury, neck training, rehabilitation and more.

Storytime at B is for Books

Storytime at B is for Books

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - February is Children's Dental Health Month. B is For Books, 6562 E Quaker St in Orchard Park, will host a special story time on Thursday, Feb 10, beginning at 10:30am.

Lynn, a dental hygienist from Dr Mark Trautman's pediatric dentistry office on N Buffalo St in Orchard Park, will join us to teach our youngest readers how to take care of their teeth with good dental care and a healthy diet. She'll bring surprises, too.

We'll also read "You Think It's Easy Being the  Tooth Fairy."

Thursday Storytime is free and is geared to children from three to five years old.

Come Out for Hunter's Day of Hope for Children

Come Out for Hunter's Day of Hope for Children

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – NFL Pro Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly and wife Jill, along with the Hunter’s Hope Foundation, will host Hunter’s Day of Hope for Children on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the Buffalo Bills Field House in Orchard Park, NY. This FREE community event is scheduled from 1:00PM – 4:00PM and is open to families and children of all ages. 

Hunter’s Day of Hope for Children began in 1998 when the Kelly’s celebrated the first birthday of their son, Hunter (February 14, 1997 – August 5, 2005), who shares this special day with his father. Four months after he was born, Hunter Kelly was diagnosed with Krabbe leukodystrophy, an inherited, fatal, nervous system disease.

Catholic Health Sponsors Free Program on Women and Heart Disease

Catholic Health Sponsors Free Program on Women and Heart Disease

Heart Disease is not just a “man’s disease.” It is the leading cause of death in women and responsible for more deaths than all forms of cancer combined.

Catholic Health will be sponsoring a free women’s health education program entitled, “Heart Health for Women,” on Wednesday, February 9 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the OLV Senior Neighborhood located at 55 Melroy Avenue in Lackawanna.

Even though most people associate heart disease with men, it is a growing women’s health concern. Ginny Lyons, RN, women’s health specialist, will provide a female-focused overview of the risks, signs, symptoms and current treatment options for heart disease.

If WNY Ski Enthusiasts Need a New Challenge, Boler Mountain is the Place

If WNY Ski Enthusiasts Need a New Challenge, Boler Mountain is the Place

An early winter, cold temperatures and steady snowfalls have resulted in excellent skiing conditions not only in Western New York, but in southern Ontario as well. In fact, Boler Mountain in nearby London, Ontario, is reporting a banner season for skiing, snowboarding and tubing enthusiasts!

A year-round recreational facility, Boler Mountain is perfect for every level of downhill enthusiast, from beginner to advanced. The facility attracts over 120,000 outdoor athletes annually and has become an important location for many families and individuals interested in a healthful and active winter lifestyle.

Congressman Higgins Outlines: What Health Care Repeal Means for WNY

Congressman Higgins Outlines: What Health Care Repeal Means for WNY

“Today I will vote against the effort to repeal health care reform.   Health reform needed the start we gave it and we should be working together to build on that momentum.  No one thinks the Affordable Care Act is perfect, but tearing down what has been done is destructive not constructive.”

“Most would agree health care costs are devastating businesses and families but finding long-term solutions to complex problems doesn’t come when you press the delete key, it happens when we collectively put in the hard work necessary to continue the process of delivering meaningful change - that is what the American people want and that is what they deserve.”

 

What Does Repeal Mean for WNY?

Cutting Job Opportunities and Discovery Along the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Student Athletes Raising the Bar Thanks to Improved Training

Student Athletes Raising the Bar Thanks to Improved Training

West Seneca East High School athletes have reportedly experienced superior results after implementing Primordial Strength training methods through their certified coaches, according to Steven Helmicki, president of Primordial Strength Inc.

One female athlete added five inches on her high jump after just two weeks of training, said Helmicki. Another athlete who had plateaued for nearly two years recently shaved several tenths of a second off her sprint times.