Issues: Women's Health

No-Cost Mammograms

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives!

Look for the Mobile Mammography Van at Health PlusFor No - Cost Mammograms,

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Eligibility Criteria: Women age 40 and older                      No mammogram in the past 12 months

October 22, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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October 19, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mammography Screenings-November 14th

Senator Frank Padavan and theAmerican Italian Cancer Foundation Mammography Screenings November 14th, 2009 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  89-39 Gettysburg Street, Bellerose

October 5, 2009
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October 2, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: EARLY DETECTION IS VITAL IN OVERCOMING BREAST CANCER

Urges Women to Get Screened as Part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

October 1, 2009
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Senator Serrano Honored for Advocacy Against Domestic Violence

Today Senator Serrano was honored for his support of the Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program (SAVI), and for his commitment to combating sexual assault and domestic violence in underserved areas.

“It is vital that survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault have advocates  and counselors available to support them through a process that is often very painful,” said Senator Serrano.

October 1, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST FORUM ON CANCER TO PROMOTE AWARENESS TO WOMEN

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will partner with the SHARE Cancer Support Group to host an informational forum designed to work within the community to reduce the mortality rate of women's cancer in New York City on Monday, October 19, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Grace Auditorium at 385 Avenue W.

September 30, 2009
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October 28, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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MAMMOGRAMS SAVE LIVES: GOLDEN PROMOTES ADELPHI’S NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE AND SUPPORT PROGRAM

 

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their October breast cancer awareness campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

September 17, 2009
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No Cost Mammograms in Forest Hills/Rego Park

New York State Senate MemberJoseph P. Addabbo, Jr.15th District

September 3, 2009
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No Cost mammograms in Forest Hills/Rego Park

New York State Senate MemberJoseph P. Addabbo, Jr.15th District

 

September 1, 2009
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SENATOR KRUEGER ATTENDS BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS SUBWAY CARAVAN

New York- State Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) joined the New York City Breastfeeding Promotion Leadership Committee (NYCBPLC) today for their annual Breastfeeding Subway Caravan.  The Subway Caravan began in 2004 as a means to highlight the importance of breastfeeding and reinforce a women's right to breastfeed wherever they have a right to be.  This year the Caravan celebrated the passage of Senator Krueger's Breastfeeding Bill of Rights (S1107), which is now awaiting the Governor’s signature.  The legislation codifies mothers' rights to breastfeed into a single, concise

August 7, 2009
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BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS PASSES SENATE

(Albany, NY) Just days after new research from the Women’s Health Initiative, a long-term study of 140,000 women, indicated clear health benefits relating to breastfeeding for the mother and newborn, the New York State Senate has passed the Breastfeeding Mothers’ Bill of Rights (S1107A). 

July 17, 2009
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BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today announced that he will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program in Wantagh on Thursday, December 10th.

December 10, 8:30 AM - 2:10 PM
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Senator Johnson Supports Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently paid a visit to the offices of the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) where he had the chance to view the new displays that the Coalition unveiled to help promote their services. Senator Johnson this year secured $50,000 in funding for the BBCC’s patient services and educational programs, as well as their community outreach efforts. Part of this funding was used to purchase these displays.

September 14, 2007
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