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Caylee

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Since her first visit to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Caylee has had ten bowel reconstruction surgeries and numerous other medical procedures. Currently, she and her family travel to Pittsburgh every other month for doctor appointments. The in-between times, when Caylee falls violently ill after appearing healthy, are when…

Nathan

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Steven and Debby of Gowanda were overjoyed by the birth of their son, Nathan. After a relatively routine labor and delivery, worries developed as nurses discovered abnormalities within Nathan’s chest. At just two days old, doctors found that Nathan had suffered a collapsed lung and required immediate medical intervention from…

Angelo

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In June 2017, Angelo from Genesee County was riding his Harley Davidson home from dinner when he swerved to avoid a deer and hit a utility pole. There he sat for hours, unable to reach his cell and waiting for someone to discover and assist him. Read his words below:…

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November 22, 2017

Oishei Childrens Hospital Update November 22nd

An exclusive interview with Dr. Joshua Lynch. Listen to the recap on Kiss 98.5 here: kiss985.com November 21, 2017 http://www.kiss985.com/media/audio-channel/oishei-childrens-hospital-update-november-22nd
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November 22, 2017

Oishei Children’s Hospital welcomes first Mercy Flight

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Now that Oishei Children's Hospital is up and running, Mercy Flight will continue to land its life-saving flights on its roof. A ceremonial first flight arrived at the Children's Hospital Monday. Officials say the helipad at the new hospital isn't much different than its predecessor, and flights…
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November 22, 2017

Mercy flight getting 3 new helicopters

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) - Thanks to a long-term, low-interest $23 million loan from M&T Bank and the USDA, Mercy Flight has purchased three new Bell 429 helicopters to help replace its aging fleet. The new medical choppers are larger, faster and have better safety - but perhaps the biggest advantage…