A century ago, a particularly deadly strain of influenza rocked the world, killing at least 50 million people, including almost 3,000 Buffalonians.
George Eastman and his industrialist colleagues launched a public health campaign in 1920, designed to rid Rochester children of a perceived “pain in the neck.”
In the wake of the opening, a year ago, of the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital, we take a look back at how the institution began—and grew.
Dr. Irving White Potter was a leading proponent of child delivery through a method called "version and extraction." Though widely criticized by the medical community, Potter championed his method as being beneficial for both mother and child.
Though abandoned and in decay, this historic Cattaraugus County site still conjures up visions of hope for a reimagined future.
Lucien Howe, internationally respected pioneer ophthalmologist, dedicated his professional life to the prevention and curing of blindness.
An annual Turkey Trot runner himself, Matthew Biddle presents the history of the oldest consecutively run footrace in the country.
As science and medicine evolved in the 19th and 20th centuries, the Spencer Lens Company continued its long tradition of quality and innovation in microscope manufacturing.