Issues: Women's Health

March 30, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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March 31, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 123 CAP

March 9, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Cervical cancer vaccine debate heading to the Legislature

Bill would allow giving vaccine to minors without parental consentBy  RICK KARLINALBANY -- The debate over making cervical cancer vaccines available to young women is coming to the state Legislature today.A group of anti-vaccine activists plans to attend this morning's Senate Codes Committee hearing to protest a bill that would let health care professionals give the vaccine to women younger than 18 without parental consent.

February 25, 2010
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February 25, 2010
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Breast Cancer Screening Program-Freeport

Senator Fuschillo, in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be hosting a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, April 15th at the Freeport Library.

April 15, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 123 CAP

The committee will consider the following nominations: Wellington Y. Liu, MD, Member, Board of Visitors of Helen Hayes Hospital. Martin C. Wortendyke, Member, Board of Visitors of Helen Hayes Hospital.

February 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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NO-COST MAMMOGRAMS IN RIDGEWOOD

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives!

 


NO-COST MAMMOGRAMS Sponsored by Senator Joe Addabbo and the American Italian Cancer Foundation


 

Look for the Mobile Mammography Van at:

 


Glenridge Senior Center

5903 Summerfield Street, Ridgewood

Saturday, May 8, 2010


 

AN APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY

 


Call 1-800-453-8378 EXT. 1


 

Coordinated by:

 


May 8, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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February 3, 2010
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National Wear Red Day

Friday, February 5th is National Wear Red Day. Help support the fightagainst women's #1 killer - heart disease - by visiting

www.goredforwomen.org,

http://mylifecheck.heart.org/

http://www.goredforwomen.org/BetterU/index.aspx

www.heart.org/WearRedFounders

With heartfelt thanks!

February 5, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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February 2, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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February 1, 2010
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Sen. Foley & Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Announce Major Funding for State-of-the-Art Breast Cancer Screening Unit

Digital Mammography unit will make breast cancer screening quicker, less stressful, and more accurate

January 26, 2010
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Senate Approves Nurse Practitioners To Sign Death Certificates

The NYS Senate passed legislation (S.2969) this week permitting the nearly 13,000 certified nurse practitioners from across the state to sign death certificates ensuring the delivery of appropriate and medically-accurate postmortem care.

The legislation, sponsored by Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn), gives nurse practitioners the authority and responsibility to complete death certificates in the same manner as physicians, medical examiners and coroners.

January 24, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT NORTH BELLMORE LIBRARY

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District), in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, February 18th at the North Bellmore Library.The screenings will be held at the North Bellmore Library, located at 1551 Newbridge Road in North Bellmore, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:10 p.m. Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled on first-come, first-served basis.

January 15, 2010
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North Bellmore Breast Cancer Screening Day

 New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District), in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be hosting a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, February 18th at the North Bellmore Library.

February 18, 8:30 AM - 2:10 PM
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SENATOR LAVALLE ENCOURAGES MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS –

New York State Insurance Law Remains Unchanged 

December 11, 2009
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Women's Health Matters

We have all heard the expression, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”—and it is quite possibly more true today with advances in diagnostic medicine, than it was when it was coined, perhaps a century ago.  While everyone’s health care matters, the fact remains that women have unique health care needs and access to that care is paramount.&nbsp

December 1, 2009
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