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Buffalo Spree presents REFRESH - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Botanical Gardens & Buffalo Spree put togther quite the

It was an evening full of fashion, beauty, health, and design at the Buffalo Spree's Refresh. Vendors from all over Buffalo came out to display their products and offer support to the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens.

DJ Projex held down the music…

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Yoga in inspiring places

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Will you resolve to get fit, reduce stress and/or see new things in 2013? Well, kill a few birds with one stone.

A popular method of exercising is yoga, which has all…

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Our city’s a somewhat healthy place for Buffalo gals

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Self Magazine released it’s annual list of healthiest and not-so-healthy cities for women to reside, and Buffalo fell somewhere in the middle.

Coming in at No. 47 on…

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Sweatin’ with the yogis

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For yogis, some like it hot.

Bikram yoga, also known at hot yoga, turns up the temperature to a whopping 105 degrees. And although the heat seems extreme, Western New Yorkers are flocking to the area’s hot yoga studios—including a brand new Bikram…

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Western New York and West Nile

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It’s nearing the end of summer, but Western New Yorkers aren’t in the clear yet—in terms of contracting the West Nile virus.

According to UB professor of medicine Richard Lee, MD, mosquitos aren’t likely to shy away from humans just…

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Southern Ontario under smog advisory

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Southern Ontario is under a smog advisory for the second straight day, and residents in nearby Niagara Falls, Ont., are among those warned against dangerous air conditions.

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New York State: a (relatively) healthy place to live

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{video_photo_caption}Who's staying healthy in the USA? Hint: it's not Mississippi.

Despite 147 years of relative peace following the Civil War, the North and South remain divided—at least when it comes to health, according to The…

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Tweens say ‘meh’ to drugs, alcohol

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A new study shows that kids age 10 to 12 have both positive and negative feelings toward alcohol and cigarettes, putting them in a prime position to be peer-pressured into picking up unhealthy habits.

The study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol…

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Gifts for the health nut

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The health-conscious friend is sometimes tricky to shop for. We have a list to help you pick out something creative and thoughtful for your yoga buddy.

1. Gift certificates to the Tony Walker & Co. Yoga Life store. Located in Williamsville, they have brands…

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The Bills’ Fred Jackson at Medaille College

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Great questions and even better answers from Buffalo Bills' running back Fred Jackson at Medaille College followed by some motivational tips by Pittsburgh Steelers' nutrition expert Leslie J. Bonci.

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Hanson and Michelle Branch talk Buffalo food

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Michelle Branch is hungry and stuck in traffic.

The famished singer-songwriter is on her way to Buffalo to perform at tonight’s Starry Night in the Gardens concert at the…

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Jump on it!

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Buffalo will be getting it’s very own trampoline park where kids and adults alike can jump through the air like unbridled goons.

“Sky Zone brings a new dimension to popular games, sports and family pastimes,” a press…