A three-year, $43 million project is getting underway at Erie County Medical Center to replace approximately 4,100 windows and repaint the exterior of the hospital's main building, the largest on campus.
The government shutdown has turned attention to the waiver process used by physicians who want to prescribe Suboxone to people addicted to opioids. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned over the weekend that the shutdown could impact the treatment of opioid patients, but the Drug Enforcement Administration disputes that claim.
Across Western New York, farmers’ markets can be found in just about every community, and each one has its own style. In two Buffalo neighborhoods, markets cater to unique communities – ones without easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Erie County Medical Center celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new state-of-the-art trauma center and emergency department. The new facility will replace its now-40-year-old predecessor when it opens in early 2020.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is taking some heat for its security - or lack of it. However, the hospital says its security is "as good or better" than facilities of its same size and population.
In this National Donate Life Month of April, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced "historic levels" of New Yorkers are now registered as organ donors. Getting the credit for the recent growth spurt is an executive order signed in 2017 that allows New Yorkers to register when applying for government benefits, licenses and other services.