September 7, 2018

Sheri Farasat, a United Hospital Dermatologist, has warned Americans of the risk the sun poses on a person’s chances of getting cancer. With the continued seasonal summer weather, the fellow at the Royal Academy of Dermatology has given information about how people can...

May 3, 2018

If financial woes are keeping you up at night, you are certainly not alone. Even with the U.S. economy improving as a whole, around 65% of Americans say that a good night’s sleep can be hard to come by because of worries about money. If you have cancer, your financial...

June 11, 2017

This webinar will present strategies to help healthcare professionals to identify and appropriately assist trafficked persons with victim-centered, trauma-informed care and services. Presenters will examine a 2017 survey report from the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and...

June 11, 2017

May 2017

Long Island, New York - Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition (HBCAC) is pleased to announce that we have received a grant award from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) for our project titled Planting the Seeds of Prevention Educatio...

May 20, 2017

Throughout my life, I’ve always felt that animals are out there to help us. Whenever my daughter has a bad day at school with bullies, our cat “Mittens”, always goes over to see her as if to cheer her up. Then a friend of mine told me about his cancer diagnosis. Natura...

March 8, 2017

Immunotherapy is a process that uses the body's own immune system to fight off bad cells. This can happen two different ways: Either your immune system can be stimulated to work harder and smarter, or you can give your immune system synthetic proteins to help attack ba...

September 16, 2016

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Naloxone is an emergency drug used to reverse the life-threatening effects of overdose from certain opiate drugs. When opiates like ox...

August 18, 2016

A U.S. study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has analyzed that racial bias on the part of a doctor can result in inadequate medical treatment and communication for black cancer patients. Researchers analyzed video-recorded discussions between oncologists and Africa...

August 11, 2016

More than 15 million people have downloaded Pokemon GO, a virtual reality app for smartphones based on the franchise Pokémon. It encourages users to find Pokemon characters in the real world. Some have criticized this app as a “technological distraction,” but for many,...

August 4, 2016

A new campaign launched in July of 2016 by the San Diego District Attorney’s Office focuses on addressing some widespread myths regarding human trafficking in San Diego, and the entire United States as well. As defined by the United Nations, sex trafficking includes se...

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