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Senator Parker Interviews Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs for the New York State Nurses Association

March 20, 2012

 

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs for the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)

 

Discussion Topics:

 

The Proposed Executive Budget, The Effect of Hospital Closings and Mergers on Nurses and Quality of Care

 

About NYSNA:

Senator Parker helps Central Brooklyn Families Stay Safe by providing Free Flu Shots

Senator Parker Recognizes May as Asthma Awareness Month

Senator Parker Recognizes May as Asthma Awareness Month

(Albany, NY) Senator Kevin Parker (D- 21) urges increased asthma awareness and education during May as part of Asthma Awareness Month.  Asthma affects over 1.1 million New Yorkers, and can be controlled with a variety of common medications..

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Senator Kevin Parker Announces the Creation of a Women’s Health Website

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Senator Parker Addresses Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance

(Albany, NY)  In honor of Celiac Awareness Month, Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) proposed his Celiac Awareness Package consisting of four bills that address significant challenges faced by individuals affected by celiac disease or gluten intolerance. 

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Senator Parker Advocates for Establishment of a Brooklyn Health Commission to Fix Brooklyn’s Health Care Crisis

Brooklyn, NY- On July 25th, State Senator Kevin Parker called upon Governor Cuomo to take executive action to address Brooklyn’s ongoing health crisis. The Senator’s letter requested the Governor to empanel a Brooklyn Health Commission based on the one provided for in Senator Parker’s bill, S.5916, which would conduct a comprehensive epidemiological study of Brooklyn, and analyze the borough’s health care assets in order to construct a solution that would not only fix Brooklyn’s current crisis, but would bring Brooklyn’s health care system into the 21st Century.

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Senator Kevin Parker Holds “Let’s Get Fit” Health and Wellness Day

(Brooklyn, NY)  In an effort to provide Brooklyn residents with the information and resources to get fit and stay healthy, Senator Kevin Parker held “Let’s Get Fit” Health And Wellness Day today at his district office at 1300 Flatbush Avenue.

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Senator Parker Celebrates FDA Rulemaking for Gluten Free Labeling

Senator Parker Celebrates FDA Rulemaking for Gluten Free Labeling

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Senator Parker Recognizes October As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(Brooklyn, NY) - Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) today announced that October 2013 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and encouraged Central Brooklyn residents to take the time to promote breast cancer awareness and early detection.

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