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Tips for A Healthier U From Univera Healthcare

For Immediate Release:  2018-06-18

Contact:  Peter Kates 716-857-4485 or Kandis R Fuller, APR 716-857-4410

Each Wednesday on Eyewitness News (Channel 7) at 5 a.m., 5 and 6 p.m., Univera Healthcare Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Vienne shares health and wellness tips for A Healthier U.

Topics include staying safe in the sun while reducing the risk for skin cancer, a telemedicine app to download before your next family vacation, health tips for parents of kids heading off to college, and many more.

On the third Wednesday of each month, Dr. Vienne is Linda Pellegrino’s guest on Channel 7’s AM Buffalo, with even more health and wellness information. AM Buffalo airs weekday mornings at 10 a.m.

“Univera Healthcare compiles information on just about every health related topic one can imagine to help our members have their best quality of life,” said Vienne. “We see an opportunity with Channel 7 to reach the broader community with these tips for A Healthier U.”

Additional topics to be covered include diabetes management, childhood asthma, and falls prevention among the elderly.

If you miss Univera Healthcare’s tips for A Healthier U on the air, find them online at Channel 7’s Your Health Matters page, at

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