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A recent study published in Journal of Pain and Symptom Management has examined the attitudes of men and women towards accepting palliative care in in terminal stages of cancer.

A video for parents Media coverage of disasters can worry and frighten children and adolescents. “Disasters” can mean natural disasters like tornadoes or hur...

Discussions about your death will never be easy, but Keith Cass describes how social media was useful to him when thinking and talking about resuscitation decisions
When I first saw Mark—my palliative care consultant—in his clinic, we talked mainly about my pain, which was poorly controlled at that point. I have advanced prostate cancer, and it has spread to nearly all the bones in my body
At my next visit the pain had improved substantially, and we talked about my wishes should I…

Check out these questions and considerations if you think a job search or a new nursing career path might be in your future.

Maxim Healthcare Services celebrates it's 30th Anniversary this year! Thank you Caregivers, Patients and Team Members for joining us as we continue this jour...

Watching TV can be a challenge for people with hearing loss. In my home, I have things set up just the way I want them. I use a sound bar that enhances speech over background noise and always watch…

A lack of access to primary care directly correlates to unnecessary emergency room visits, placing an unwarranted burden on emergency medical staff and representing an unnecessary expense to insurance providers and patients alike. A recent study conducted by the American Medical Association revealed that 70% of patients believed they would be unable to see their primary care provider the same day as needed. The study went…

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The Chocolate Bar, located at 114 W Chippewa Street in Downtown Buffalo offers 4,500 SF of successful restaurant space with 1,500 SF dedicated to dining and 3,000 SF for kitchen & storage. Both the business and building are available for SALE/LEASE
This successful restaurant has been in business for over ten years and the site consists of 3 floors, with an available seasonal patio area. The…

A short nap during the day can revive us better than an espresso or an energy drink. Don't believe us? We'll show you how to do it!

Sponsored by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security. More info: democrats-homeland.house.gov/news/media-adviso...

A North Buffalo mom who suffered from a postpartum mental health disorder is bravely sharing her story to start the conversation and hopefully end the stigma.

If you're going swimming this summer, be on the lookout for these three things to make sure you and your family are safe to swim.

Multiple initiatives implemented to support individuals and families contending with substance abuse BUFFALO, NEW YORK – As substance abuse continues to damage individuals, families and the broader community, particularly through elevated alcohol- and opioid-related tragedies, Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) has developed and implemented...