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November 21, 2014

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7:33 PM | Occupational health and safety leaders honored, new policies adopted at American Public Health Association annual meeting
The OHS Section’s annual meeting at APHA brings together the best of public health: solid research, community-based methods, policy and politics, social justice and solidarity.
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7:33 PM | Occupational health and safety leaders honored, new policies adopted at American Public Health Association annual meeting
The OHS Section’s annual meeting at APHA brings together the best of public health: solid research, community-based methods, policy and politics, social justice and solidarity.

November 17, 2014

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5:14 PM | ‘The People Who Are Keeping Me Alive’ – Rina’s story
Rina has stage four breast cancer, but following a conversation with her care team, she's putting them in the spotlight as part of a new photography exhibition.

November 10, 2014

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3:30 PM | Retesting Breast Cancer Axioms
The decisions American women make are often more strongly influenced by fear or a friend’s experience than by a thorough understanding of the benefits and risks of mammography.

November 09, 2014

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5:00 PM | Blaming breast cancer on autism
Gayle DeLong has been diagnosed with what she refers to as “autism-induced” breast cancer.” She’s even given it an abbreviation, AIBC. Unfortunately, as you might be able to tell by the name she’s given her breast cancer, she is also showing signs of falling into the same errors in thinking with respect to her breast […]

November 07, 2014

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10:53 PM | San Francisco women firefighters take part in first study on firefighting exposures and breast cancer
In the span of just a couple years, five of Heather Buren’s colleagues at the San Francisco Fire Department were diagnosed with breast cancer. At first, Buren thought the diagnoses were part of the unfortunate toll that comes with age. Still, something felt amiss — “it just felt so disproportionate to me,” she said.
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10:53 PM | San Francisco women firefighters take part in first study on firefighting exposures and breast cancer
In the span of just a couple years, five of Heather Buren’s colleagues at the San Francisco Fire Department were diagnosed with breast cancer. At first, Buren thought the diagnoses were part of the unfortunate toll that comes with age. Still, something felt amiss — “it just felt so disproportionate to me,” she said.
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6:53 PM | No junk: long RNA mimics DNA, restrains hormone responses
Molecular details on the function of a long intergenic noncoding RNA (lincRNA), a player in some forms of cancer. The post No junk: long RNA mimics DNA, restrains hormone responses appeared first on Lab Land.
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2:30 PM | “Autism-induced” breast cancer
Gayle DeLong has been diagnosed with what she refers to as “autism-induced” breast cancer.” She’s even given it an abbreviation, AIBC. Unfortunately, as you might be able to tell by the name she’s given her breast cancer, she is also showing signs of falling into the same errors in thinking with respect to her breast…

November 03, 2014

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3:11 PM | Emotion Is Not the Best Medicine, Ebola Case Further Shows
People ideally would base medical decisions on an unbiased evaluation of evidence. But people are often irrational and don’t rely on facts.
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1:22 AM | NCRI conference summary – day 1
Here's our round up from day one of the NCRI cance conference in Liverpool

November 02, 2014

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7:40 PM | Women and Wine: Should They Worry?
In a recent article by Eric Asimov, wine reviewer for the New York Times, he discusses how wine is used as a character prop on TV shows and may reflect a changing cultural perception of wine. In this article, Asimov points out that “ On TV Powerful Women Gulp Red” and references what many have […]

October 28, 2014

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4:25 AM | Faces of Breast Cancer: Find Your Story, Join the Conversation
An enhanced interactive feature allows readers to join a global community of women and men whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. Share your story, find someone like you or join the conversation at the Faces of Breast Cancer project.
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