HBCAC is proud to announce the debut of our short documentary "Empowering Our Youth:
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
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
|Mom's BPA Level May Stunt Fetal Growth|
Higher maternal levels of urinary bisphenol A (BPA) may be a marker of impaired fetal growth, researchers found.
In a prospective study, higher concentrations of BPA in a mother's urine were associated with reduced fetal weight and head circumference, reported Alex Burdorf, PhD, of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and colleagues in Environmental Health Perspectives online.