Study links Vitamin D and MS

Western New York has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis in the world. We also get less sunshine because we stay indoors in the c…

Fraud found in Medicaid in Erie County

Erie County leaders say they’re finding fraud in the Medicaid system and are now trying to stop it and keep taxpayers’ money where it belong…

Memory exercises help brain function

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Though you can’t halt or reverse aging, but by keeping your brain in shape, you can enjoy an active old age. Dr. Bruc…

$1M to keep Lake Shore Hospital open

SILVER CREEK, NY (WIVB) – Three days before Lake Shore Hospital was set to run out of money, State Senator Cathy Young says she’s secured $1…

Roswell supports clinical trial for pot

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – In his State of the State address on Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo called for limited use of marijuana as a medici…

Limited NYS medical marijuana planned

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a limited initiative Wednesday to authorize medical marijuana for patients at 20 hospitals, c…

Glitch leaves BCBS patients in Rx limbo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Blue Cross Blue Shield customers are experiencing trouble at the pharmacy while trying to pickup prescriptions. Their…

Advice on keeping your gym resolution

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – If getting fit is one of your resolutions for the new year, use these tips to help see your goal realized. For star…

New law offers testing for Baby Boomers

ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – A new state law will offer better protection for Baby Boomers. Starting January 1, hospitals and health service provid…

ECMC unveils new surgical center

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Erie County Medical Center opened up its brand new operating rooms for the public to take a look Monday afternoon. Th…

Report: vitamins don’t prevent disease

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – At least half of all Americans take multivitamins and mineral supplements but new research shows you may be wasting y…

Bankruptcy buys Lake Shore more time

IRVING, N.Y. (WIVB) – The new interim CEO at Lake Shore Hospital says he and the staff are doing all they can to keep the hospital and relat…

FDA: antibacterial soaps are ineffective

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Makers of widely-used antibacterial soaps now have a year to prove to the FDA that their products are safe. The FDA i…