HBCAC is proud to announce the debut of our short documentary "Empowering Our Youth:
This year’s champions are taking the lead on primary prevention, envisioning a world without cancer.
Road Map for Prevention mission statement
Road Map for Prevention is a part of Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition’s environmental education program providing stream of current health information to cancer survivors and their families, promoting a dialogue among communities to help reduce toxic exposures while encouraging a new generation of health professionals. The Road Map for Prevention provides evidence based knowledge to diverse population regarding risk factors of disease and how to optimize health.
INCLUDES: Toxic Triggers Chart, Look Before You L.E.A.P Educational Materials, I Am Fed Naturally, Organic Lawn Flag Program, Students and Scientists Environmental Research Scholarship Program; and Survey Mapping Publication
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences produces a monthly newsletter
that highlights environmental influences that effect our health.
Please take some time to view their monthly publication through their website
|Safe Chemicals- Women's Voices for the Earth|
By: Jamie McConnell
Director Director of Programs and Policy, Women's Voices for the Earth
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the only major environmental law that has not been updated since it was enacted in 1976. Since TSCA passed, only 200 of over 80,000 chemicals in use have ever been tested for safety, and only 5 of these toxic substances have been restricted. Health advocates have been urgently addressing the need to update this law to reduce the huge number of toxic chemicals allowed into the marketplace...Click here to find out more and see how you can help.