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HBCAC is proud to announce the debut of our short documentary "Empowering Our Youth:
Encouraging Guardians of the Future." Focusing on the Students and Scientist Environmental Research Scholarship Program, the film takes a closer look into how programs like these have an impact on students, their families, communities and the world of science.

Enjoy!

Breast Cancer advocate Karen Miller from Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Inc urges Long Islanders to take notice of this ground braking report Breast Cancer and the Environment, Prioritizing Prevention. This document provides the current science enabling our communities to understand how environmental contaminants affect our health and most importantly how we can eliminate these exposures

Click here to read the full report


Prevention Is The Cure
and Hydrofracturing,
Karen Joy Miller featured In
Cancer inCytes Magazine


Supreme Court Hears Case on Corporate Ownership of Genes, Karen Joy Miller
featured in Newsday

This year’s champions are taking the lead on primary prevention, envisioning a world without cancer.

 
Road Map for Prevention mission statement

HBCACproducts-sm 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

 

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences produces a monthly newsletter
that highlights environmental influences that effect our health. 
Please take some time to view their monthly publication through their website
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/
 



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Chronic Oral Exposure to Bisphenol A Results in a Nonmonotonic Dose Response in Mammary Carcinogenesis and

Childhood obesity linked to phthalate exposure

Obesogens: An Environmental Link to Obesity

Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenol A and Child Wheeze from Birth to Three Years

Nutrition Can Modulate the Toxicity of Environmental Pollutants: Implications in Risk Assessment and Human Health

Missing from the Table: Role of the Environmental Public Health Community in Governmental Advisory Commissions Related to Marcellus Shale Drilling

Effects of Decabrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE-209) in Regulation of Growth and Apoptosis of Breast, Ovarian, and Cervical Cancer Cells

Children’s Exposure to PBDEs: Binational Comparison Highlights Dramatic Differences

Wood stove intervention can reduce childhood pneumonia

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