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Update on Anti-concussion Petition Drive

Update on Anti-concussion Petition Drive

Members of the New York State Bar Association, school board trustees, athletic directors and numerous local athletes are among those who have signed a petition asking New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to mandate anti-concussion ordinances at the local, regional and state level. The petition was created by Primordial Strength Inc. of East Aurora, in conjunction with the Sports Legacy Institute.

WNY Resident Invents Unique First Aid Cap for Children

WNY Resident Invents Unique First Aid Cap for Children

As a parent, you want to place your child in a protective bubble so they never succumb to the inevitable head bump. But when an injury does occur, it’s hard to be comforting while holding an ice pack on a squirming child. Fortunately, Cool Gel ‘n Gear LLC — based in Western New York — recently introduce its Cool Gel ‘n Cap product for just this situation!  

The Cool Gel ‘n Cap is a unique and cute first aid hat for toddlers and young children. An adorable plush hat holds an ice pack in place for bumps, bruises, earaches, headaches, etc., leaving Mom and Dad’s hands free to comfort and calm their child with a soothing touch.  

Petition Drive Directs Governor to Mandate Anti-concussion Ordinances

Petition Drive Directs Governor to Mandate Anti-concussion Ordinances

Primordial Strength Inc. of East Aurora, in conjunction with the Sports Legacy Institute, has created a petition drive asking New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to mandate anti-concussion ordinances at the local, regional and state level. 

“This is important legislation that can change the health and welfare of sports participants,” said Steven Helmicki, president of Primordial Strength Inc. and a leader in the anti-concussion movement.

Catholic Health Sponsors Free Program on Women and Heart Disease

Catholic Health Sponsors Free Program on Women and Heart Disease

Heart Disease is not just a “man’s disease.” It is the leading cause of death in women and responsible for more deaths than all forms of cancer combined.

Catholic Health will be sponsoring a free women’s health education program entitled, “Heart Health for Women,” on Wednesday, February 9 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the OLV Senior Neighborhood located at 55 Melroy Avenue in Lackawanna.

Even though most people associate heart disease with men, it is a growing women’s health concern. Ginny Lyons, RN, women’s health specialist, will provide a female-focused overview of the risks, signs, symptoms and current treatment options for heart disease.

Blossom Hill Farm Offers a Healthy Alternative to the Supermarket

Blossom Hill Farm Offers a Healthy Alternative to the Supermarket

Blossom Hill Farm may be located in the hills of Dayton, but they can be found every Saturday at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, May through December. And that’s great news to their many followers and fans. 

“We began raising meat for our family after we started learning about how animals were raised and sold commercially,” said Jo’El Drajem. “Our ideology is to give our animals the best life possible without the use of growth hormones, steroids and fed antibiotics. We raise our animals the way nature intended.”

And that, in a nutshell, is what sets Blossom Hill Farm products far above the competition.

Football, Lacrosse Athletes Teaming Up With Local Fitness Specialist for Improved Training

Football, Lacrosse Athletes Teaming Up With Local Fitness Specialist for Improved Training

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, traditionally a powerhouse in Western New York high school sports, will enhance its training regime for football and lacrosse athletes this season by incorporating Primordial Strength Systems training. Coach Steven Helmicki, president of the East Aurora-based fitness company, will be on-site for training sessions at the Buffalo-based high school.

Helmicki is well known for his work with high school and collegiate athletes. His specialties include explosive power endurance training and neck and trapezius training, and he is a leader in the anti-concussion movement that is now sweeping the sports world.