Diane J. Savino's posts related to Health

Island senator is behind push for medical marijuana, Savino's position tied to her experience with both parents' battles with terminal cancer

Island senator is behind push for medical marijuanaSavino's position tied to her experience with both parents' battles with terminal cancerSunday, May 17, 2009By JUDY L. RANDALLSTATEN ISLAND ADVANCESTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When state lawmakers vote on legalizing medical marijuana later this month, state Sen. Diane Savino expects to be front and center in favor.After all, Ms. Savino (D-North Shore/Brooklyn) is a bill co-sponsor.

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Senator Savino sponsors free screenings and funding for women's health

(Brooklyn) – On Thursday October 22, women in Brooklyn received free mammograms from an event sponsored by Senator Diane J. Savino in conjunction with the American-Italian cancer foundation.  In addition, Senator Savino also announced that she had secured capital funding for future digital technology for the foundation.

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Enrollment Awareness Event

Participants listening to a lecture on health care issue at the Enrollment Awareness Event at the AMICO senior center. 

ENCOURAGING FOOD DONATIONS DURING THIS DIFFICULT ECONOMIC CLIMATE

Act will Assist People in Need and Build Relationships Between Food Providers & Charitable Organizations

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