This year’s champions are taking the lead on primary prevention, envisioning a world without cancer.
Road Map for Prevention mission statement
Road Map for Prevention is a part of Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition’s environmental education program providing stream of current health information to cancer survivors and their families, promoting a dialogue among communities to help reduce toxic exposures while encouraging a new generation of health professionals. The Road Map for Prevention provides evidence based knowledge to diverse population regarding risk factors of disease and how to optimize health.
INCLUDES: Toxic Triggers Chart, Look Before You L.E.A.P Educational Materials, I Am Fed Naturally, Organic Lawn Flag Program, Students and Scientists Environmental Research Scholarship Program; and Survey Mapping Publication
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that highlights environmental influences that effect our health.
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|A Good Start at Banning BPA-Coated Receipts|
By Karl Grossman 12.26.12
It's what the county legislature in Suffolk County, New York is noted fo r-- passing first-in-the-nation laws. It's done that with laws banning han-held use of cell phones while driving, the sale of drop-side cribs and the supplement ephedra, and many statutes prohibiting smoking in public places. The measures have often been replicated statewide and nationally.
And the panel did it again this month passing a measure that bans receipts coated with the chemical BPA. BPA, the acronym for Bisphenol-A, has been found to be linked to cancer and other health maladies.
"Once again this institution is going to set the standard for other states to follow," declared Legislator Steve Stern of Huntington after the passage of his bill on Dec. 4.