Category: Medical Minute

Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness

Colon and Rectal Cancer remain a major cause of cancer death in the United States.  With a trend toward more advanced disease in men and women less than 50 years old. Early detection and treatment can lead to improved outcomes and cures.  Colon and rectal cancer awareness are important as risk factors include: A family…
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Recent Changes to NYS Seat Belt Law

Dr. William Flynn, Trauma Surgeon at ECMC, is educating about recent changes to New York State’s seatbelt laws. Effective, November 1, 2020, all passengers in both the front and rear seats in a vehicle are required to wear a seatbelt. These laws have existed for many years for anyone under the age of 16 but…
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Dr. Chopko and ECMC are Asking for Blood Donations

Dr. Michael Chopko, Trauma and General Surgeon at ECMC, is asking for blood donations to help save lives.  ECMC works with ConnectLife, Western New York’s only community blood bank, ensuring that all blood donations stay local for patients in need.  It is vital ECMC’s trauma center and other surgical services have blood available at a…
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Pediatric Surgery Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Kaleida Health Medical Minute featuring David Rothstein MD, talking about Pediatric Surgery.  Both common conditions and complex conditions of pediatric surgery are discussed.  This group is the region’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, working out of Oishei’s Children Hospital and Conventus.

Summer Safety Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Kaleida Health Medical Minute featuring Dr. Bass talking about Summer fun and tips to stay away from Trauma situations with your family.

Breast Cancer Program Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Dr. Meeghan Lautner was featured on Kaleida Health’s Medical Minute talking about the Breast Cancer Program. Watch Dr. Lautner’s video to learn more.

Blood Donation Medical Minute with Dr. Michael Chopko

ECMC’s Trauma Surgeon Dr. Michael Chopko and Unyts’ Director of Marketing, talk about the importance to donate blood, especially during the winter months.  Click here to watch the full video and learn more about the importance of donating blood.

Stop the Bleed Medical Minute with Dr. William Flynn Jr.

Dr. William Flynn Jr. featured on ECMC’s Medical Minute about learning to “stop the bleed,” a federal initiative and training class created to help learn about the steps to take when someone is bleeding from a traumatic situation.  Click here to watch the video and learn more about “stop the bleed.”

Kidney Transplant Medical Minute with Liise Kayler MD

Dr. Kayler explains the benefit of a kidney transplant for patients on dialysis.  To learn more about kidney transplants, click here to watch Dr. Kayler’s Medical Minute.

Drowsy Driving Medical Minute with Dr. Clarice Cooper

Dr. Clarice Cooper was featured in ECMC’s Medical Minute talking about the danger behind Drowsy Driving.  Dr. Cooper explains danger signs to look out for as well as effective ways to stay alert while driving.  Click here to watch Dr. Cooper’s Medical Minute and learn ways to stay alert while driving.