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HBCAC President to Speak on "Green Inside and Out"!

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At 6pm on Friday Nov. 21st, tune in to WUSB 90.1FM for Beth Fiteni’s “Green Inside and Out” Radio Show! HBCAC President Karen Joy Miller will be speaking about her advocacy, and our group's many successful efforts on environmental health awareness and "toxic triggers" of disease. Don't miss it!
See more here:
http://www.greeninsideandout.com/radio-show/#.VGjJXo4iEUV
 

Jack Berleth & Sons Plumbing Supports HBCAC in a Big Way!

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This October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Jack Berleth & Sons Plumbing once again pledged to donate $10 for every service call performed. Through the dedication of the plumbers and the generosity of their patrons, Jack Berleth & Sons raised $2,000 to support our organization. Hats off! We couldn't continue to do the work we do without the support of community businesses like Berleth.

 

Cancer cases to soar 57% in 20 years

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Prevention IS the cure.
WHO: Cancer cases to soar 57% in 20 years.

By Tim Hume and Jen Christensen, CNN

Cancer cases are expected to surge 57% worldwide in the next 20 years, an imminent "human disaster" that will require a renewed focus on prevention to combat, according to the World Health Organization.

The World Cancer Report, produced by the WHO's specialized cancer agency and released on World Cancer Day, predicts new cancer cases will rise from an estimated 14 million annually in 2012 to 22 million within two decades. Over the same period, cancer deaths are predicted to rise from 8.2 million a year to 13 million.

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Occupational Exposure to Organic Solvents May Increase Risk for Breast Cancer in Women

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A newly released NIEHS study helps to break down the relationship between work-related chemical exposures and increased risk of breast cancer in women. Read more to see how some cleaning products may increase your risk: http://www.insideprevention.org/2014/08/qa-niehs-scientists-explain-findings-of-breast-cancer-study.html

 

 
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