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Local Exercise Training Program Incorporates Systema Methods

Local Exercise Training Program Incorporates Systema Methods

Primordial Strength Inc., an exercise training company based in East Aurora, integrates Systema breathing methodologies into its programs to enhance the health and well being of all its clients. The practice involves breath patterns that control heart rate, respiration and inhibition of the release of stress chemicals. 

A Russian martial art, Systema aids in performance, stress reduction, restoration and awareness. Proper integration also allows further advancement of Explosive Power Endurance throughout Coach Steven Helmicki’s training system. Helmicki, president of Primordial Strength, is fortunate to have train with acclaimed Russian martial arts instructor Vladimir Vasiliev in the practice of Systema.<

Go Veggies ... And Go Healthy!

Go Veggies ... And Go Healthy!

Veggie burgers, veggie sauce, veggie rolls and mango pudding are sought-after favorites at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, courtesy of vendor Genga Ponnampalam and his popular Go Veggies stand. But did you know that Go Veggie products are available year-round?

Genga prepares his products using the freshest ingredients available. His delicious veggie burgers, for example, contain cooked brown rice, sunflower seeds, fresh carrots, fresh mushrooms, vegetable oil, fresh broccoli, fresh onion, salt, fresh garlic, and fresh green pepper. That’s a lot of freshness!

Children's Guild Foundation Autism Spectrum Disorder Center Reports 2010 Statistics

Children's Guild Foundation Autism Spectrum Disorder Center Reports 2010 Statistics

The Children’s Guild Foundation Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has been operating for a full-year and has seen 200+ children ranging in age from 1 to 17 years old. The multidisciplinary program is dedicated to the diagnosis of children with possible autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to improve access to services or care.

Sessions are held once a week and each child is evaluated by a Developmental Pediatrician, Child Neurologist and Child Psychologist in an hour and a half long appointment. The team discusses the child and develops recommendations for further testing, diagnosis or coordination of services. The child's parent/guardian has anadditional follow-up session with a physician and social worker to discuss diagnosis and recommendations.

Approximately 50% of the children seen thus far have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Analysis through the third quarter 2010 indicates the following:

Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Ambulatory Surgery Center Update: Rendering

Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Ambulatory Surgery Center Update: Rendering

A first draft of a rendering of the Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Ambulatory Surgery Center has been developed and recently presented to the Physician-led Steering Committee that proposed the new center be constructed on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Created by Ciminelli Real Estate Companies, which will construct and operate the center, this rendering will soon be presented to the City of Buffalo as part of a scheduled update regarding the project's on-going plans.

Construction of the ambulatory surgery center is expected to begin early in 2011 and be completed within 18 months. Ciminelli is proposing to build approximately 500,000 sq. feet of environmentally friendly medical office space (including underground parking), and 85,000 sq. feet of which will be Kaleida Health space and the ambulatory surgery center. The ambulatory surgery center will serve children and adults.

Future Looks Bright For Women & Children's Hospital

BY RICH KELLMAN

Locally Developed Marine Training Program Featured in Fitness Magazine

Locally Developed Marine Training Program Featured in Fitness Magazine

Marine Functional Force Training, developed locally by Steven Helmicki of East Aurora, president of Primordial Strength Inc., is featured in the December issue of MILO: A Journal For Serious Strength Athletes. Former Lancaster resident Len Kuhn, now manager of Area 4 Gym at Camp Lejune, a Marine Corps military training facility in North Carolina, is photographed in the feature.

DNV Grants Kaleida Health Accreditation

DNV Grants Kaleida Health Accreditation

Continuing to pursue its goal of providing exceptional care to its patients in a safe environment, Kaleida Health has selected DNV Healthcare, Inc. to provide accreditation services for its hospitals.

Kaleida Health is the first healthcare system in Western New York to partner with DNV Healthcare Inc. and pursue ISO 9001 compliance.

James R. Kaskie, President and CEO of Kaleida Health said, “DNV brings a collaborative relationship that will help us—as a team—provide that level of care.  Their philosophy is to build a partnership of cooperation and instruction. Accreditation is very important as it recognizes an organization-wide and continual commitment to provide the highest quality of care for our patients.”