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Stroke Support Group

Stroke Support Group

Join us for a free stroke support group at Kenmore Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from  2 - 4 p.m. Leslie Bahler, music teacher and professional musician, discusses her personal journey and recovery following a stroke-like injury in 2010 that had left her without the use of her right arm and leg. The group meets every other month in the hospital Emergency Department Conference Room on the first floor.  Call 447-6205 for more information.

Stroke Support Group

Stroke Support Group

Join us for a free stroke support group at Kenmore Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from  2 - 4 p.m. Leslie Bahler, music teacher and professional musician, discusses her personal journey and recovery following a stroke-like injury in 2010 that had left her without the use of her right arm and leg. The group meets every other month in the hospital Emergency Department Conference Room on the first floor.  Call 447-6205 for more information.

M.E.D.X Introduces Highly Secure Patient Health Information Communications System

M.E.D.X Introduces Highly Secure Patient Health Information Communications System

 

Western New York-based Mobile Encrypted Data Xchange (M.E.D.X) recently launched a HIPAA-compliant mobile app serving the healthcare industry. The product utilizes the latest advances in technical securities, encryption and device safeguards to ensure the highest levels of security while enhancing clinical decision-making and workflows within the healthcare system. 

New Weber’s Three-pack to Aid Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

New Weber’s Three-pack to Aid Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

 

Buffalo-based Heintz & Weber Co., Inc., makers of the top-selling mustard in Western New York, today introduced a new three-pack of assorted condiments including Weber’s famous Horseradish Mustard, Hot Texas Sandwich Sauce and Piccalilli Relish. A portion of the proceeds from each package sold will benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a nonprofit organization at the forefront of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy research.

‘5 to Drive’ Campaign Helps Parents Protect Teen Drivers

‘5 to Drive’ Campaign Helps Parents Protect Teen Drivers

 

The Resource Training Center, based in Amherst, is joining with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to promote the “5 to Drive” campaign during National Teen Driver Safety Week, Oct. 18-24. The campaign aims to help parents talk to their teen drivers about the rules of the road.

“Even though your teens might be gaining some independence and getting older, protecting them from harm shouldn’t stop now,” said Monica Farrar, director of The Resource Training Center and “Alive at 25,” a program created specifically for young drivers. “The ‘5 to Drive’ campaign will give parents the tools they need to keep their teen drivers safe.”

Wedding Bells Ring at Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Wedding Bells Ring at Kenmore Mercy Hospital

When Judith Boris, age 76, of Cheektowaga was admitted to Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s Medical Rehabilitation with a stroke a week ago, she was devastated that she would miss her daughter Dawn Boris’ wedding on September 26.

Upon hearing her story, the nursing staff on the unit got working to ensure Judith could celebrate with her family. In less than 48 hours, plans were in place for her to share in her daughter’s special day at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. 

Dawn and Eric Saldanha were married at the planned ceremony at St. Joseph University Parish while Judith watch via Facetime with nursing and medical staff close by.

Following the emotional ceremony, Judith’s family joined her in Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s beautiful chapel for photos and a small reception. 

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