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NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair, Karen Miller, joins Breast Cancer Action and Earthworks in a clear, comprehensive, and informative webinar on hydrofracking and breast cancer.

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NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair, Karen Miller,  joins Breast Cancer Action and Earthworks in a clear, comprehensive, and informative webinar on hydrofracking and breast cancer.  For more information on the webinar visit here: http://bcaction.org/resources/webinars/fracking-and-its-connection-to-breast-cancer/

The NYS Breast Cancer Network has produced the first ever presentation on hydrofracking and breast cancer and Breast Cancer Action is hosting a free webinar on the health impact of hydrofracking

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The NYS Breast Cancer Network has produced the first ever presentation on hydrofracking and breast cancer.  This ground-breaking power point presentation goes step by step, exploring the process and elements of hydrofracking that are known to be linked to breast cancer incidence and risk.  The Network has been calling for a true, scientific-standard health impact […]

2013 Susan M. Cohen Education & Advocacy Day a Resounding Success

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An energetic and enthusiastic group gathered in Albany on March 12, 2013 for the fifteenth annual Susan M. Cohen Education and Advocacy Day.  The morning program began with Laura Weinberg’s presentation of a riveting new power point  entitled  Hydrofracking and Breast Cancer, which, for the first time, gives a detailed exploration of the ways that […]

Suffolk County resident and NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair Karen Miller works with Suffolk County leaders to achieve the first ban in nation on cash register receipts containing Bisphenol A (BPA)

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Suffolk County resident and NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair Karen Miller works with Suffolk County leaders to achieve the first ban in nation on cash register receipts containing Bisphenol A (BPA).  The legislation called “Safer Sales Slip Act ” goes into effect in one year.  The Network successfully worked to get New York State legislation […]