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.”
Lucien Howe, internationally respected pioneer ophthalmologist, dedicated his professional life to the prevention and curing of blindness.
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.
Was the Alden black water a cure for rheumatism? Or an excuse to spend time in the country air? Either way, the town was never the same again.
Dr. Ray Vaughn Pierce was a marketing wizard who influenced the lives of millions. His story is an extraordinary chapter in WNY medical history.