Issues: Health

BONACIC: LEGISLATURE SHOULD VOTE ON AUTISM BILL NEXT WEEK

October 21, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) called on Senate President Malcolm Smith  and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, to bring legislation up for a vote at next week’s anticipated special session, which would provide insurance coverage for children up to the age of 21 diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

October 21, 2009
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New Yorkers Denied Access to Drugs

HIV/AIDS NEW YORKERS

DENIED ACCESS TO DRUGS

Report Finds NYC Latinos Have Limited Access to

HIV/AIDS Medication

Empire State Pride Agenda, Latino Commission on AIDS, Pharmacists, Physicians and Elected Officials Rally for Life-Saving Drugs

October 19, 2009
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October 22, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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No-Cost Mammograms

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives!

Look for the Mobile Mammography Van at Beacon Chrisitan Community Healt Center For No - Cost Mammograms,

An Appointment Is Necessary: 718 - 815 - 6560

Medical Services Provided by: Multi-Diagnostic Services, Inc

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

November 14, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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No-Cost Mammograms

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives!

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

An Appointment Is Necessary: 718 - 491 - 7475

Medical Services Provided by: Multi-Diagnostic Services, Inc

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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Newsday: Support to legalize medical marijuana in New York

By Carol Polsky

October 19, 2009

Proponents of legislation to legalize medical use of marijuana in New York were encouraged Monday by the announcement of a shift in federal policy first promised by President Barack Obama in his presidential campaign.

October 19, 2009
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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month and after my urging the governor to recognize this very special event, he has officially designated this Down Syndrome Awareness Month in New York state as well. 

In calling on the governor to make the official proclamation, I stressed the opportunity to increase awareness of Down syndrome and to promote inclusion and acceptance of individuals born with the condition.  I am pleased he accepted the opportunity and issued the statewide proclamation.

October 16, 2009
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November 7, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Recording of Senator Squadron's October 14th community convention follow-up call

On October 14th, Senator Squadron hosted a conference call to give an update on the goals and priorities outlined at the first-ever 25th District Community Convention held in March. The discussion focused on Public Housing, Rent Regulations, Mitchell-Lama, Section 8, and Tenants’ Rights, Public Assistance and Social Services, Disability Access, Senior Citizens’ Concerns and Health and Health Care.

The call was the fourth and final call in a series of community convention update calls, all of which were open to the public.

October 15, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ATTENDS AUTISM WALK AT JONES BEACH

Thousands of Volunteers Join Senator Fuschillo’s Call to Enact Autism Insurance Reform in New York State

October 13, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Seneca Falls - In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio is reminding his constituents to contact their health care providers to receive regular screenings for breast cancer. “Breast cancer is more treatable the earlier it is detected,” said Senator Nozzolio, “it is vitally important that people discuss screening options with their doctors.”

October 8, 2009
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First Latino Diabetes Conference

Please RSVP.  THE CONFERENCE WILL BE PRESENTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH!!

October 7, 2009
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Senator Thompson Sponsors Latino Diabetes Conference. "Helping to raise diabetes awareness."

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2009Contact: Fabiola Friot | friot@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705Heather Zeisz | Zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will be holding a Latino Diabetes Conference on Saturday, November 7, 2009 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon located at the Niagara Library at 280 Porter Avenue.

October 7, 2009
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El Senador Thompson Patrocinador De La Primera Confer"Ayudando a crear conocimiento sobre la diabetes."

Para Versión InmediataContacto:  Fabiola Friot | friot@Senate.State.NY.US | 716. 854. 8705 Heather Zeisz | Zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716. 854. 8705

October 7, 2009
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