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Do I Need a Pap Smear After Menopause?

Chances are, you began receiving pap smears around the age of 21, and they have since become a routine part of your checkup for years. When you reach menopause, your body goes through several shifts and changes, but that doesn’t mean you should stop receiving important exams!


NF Memorial Finishes Full-circle Care Model with Completion of New Cardiac Unit


Avoiding Slips and Falls This Winter

While winter offers a lot of great activities like sledding, skiing, and hot chocolate — it also can be one of the most dangerous seasons of the year. With the lowered temperatures in winter, navigation both in vehicles and on foot become much more difficult. Ice can be anywhere, and it can be hidden. You […]


Flu shot clinic to be held Oct. 19

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults 18 and older on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 3 to 8 p.m. The clinic will be held on the first floor of the Golisano Center for Community Health, 533 10th St. Both quadrivalent and high dose influenza vaccines will be available along […]


The Cath Lab at the Heart Center of Niagara is Saving Lives in Niagara

WIVB’s news co-anchor Brittni Smallwood stopped in to interview a patient who suffered a heart attack and was treated at the Cath Lab located at The Heart Center of Niagara.  Minutes matter during a heart attack, the Cath Lab is the only one located in Niagara County and is closer than going to Buffalo.


Latest news from NFMMC

If you want to catch up with what’s happening at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, have we got news for you – six pages of it! In the latest edition of Keeping Up with NFMMC you will find stories about recent and upcoming events, staff accomplishments, Auxiliary activities, sports (oh yes!) and a whole lot […]


New Memorial Cath Lab Saves Lives of Eight Patients

Because the pains started in his back, Philip Settimi didn’t know he was having a heart attack or that he was about to die.


David Green’s Story

David Green is the Head Golf Professional at Shelridge Country Club with years of experience as a PGA Professional, and needed emergency treatment for a wound and other serious conditions. He shares his story in a letter to Joseph Ruffolo, President & CEO of NFMMC.


Robert M. Difrancesco’s Story

I am very pleased to prepare this “glowing” report to you regarding my recent admission to the Schoellkopf Health Center.


Tommy Gariano’s Story

After Having bypass surgery in my left leg I contracted a infection in the groin wound. After taking antibiotics for 10 days the wound would not close. After following surgeon’s orders for two weeks it would not heal. So on the advice of a Memorial staff member I was scheduled to go to the Wound […]