3 07, 2023

EPA Outlines PFAS Framework

By |2023-07-03T05:26:00-04:00July 3rd, 2023|EPA|

The EPA has confirmed plans to address the proliferation of PFAS substances, a crucial component of its broader PFAS strategic roadmap. The plan seeks to increase protections and limit the use of PFAS in packing, clothing and myriad other consumer and industrial applications.  Any product that exhibits an inherent environmental exposure risk will require upfront

2 06, 2023

Neonicotinoids: The Unregulated, Unlabeled Pesticide in Your Food

By |2023-06-02T05:51:19-04:00June 2nd, 2023||

Two non-profits are suing the EPA for failing to protect consumers from neonicotinoids, an agricultural pesticide used to coat crop seeds and bypass regulation. The chemical was first popularized in the 1990s and has become a staple of commercial farming in the US and worldwide. What Are Neonicotinoids? Also known as pesticide-coated seeds or coated

7 05, 2023

Can Vitamin D Lower Cancer Risk?

By |2023-05-07T13:22:41-04:00May 7th, 2023|Cancer|

Over the past several years, several studies appear to indicate that vitamin D supplementation may reduce cancer risk. Already considered a crucial element in supporting bone health and the immune system, it’s worth taking a look at what else it can do. Vitamin D and Cancer Prevention Vitamin D has played a role in several

23 04, 2023

Black Women May Need Earlier Breast Cancer Screenings

By |2023-04-23T06:21:17-04:00April 23rd, 2023|Cancer Prevention|

A new study published in JAMA could lead more Black women to seek breast cancer screenings at a younger age. The international study found that more research is needed to determine whether screening guidelines for Black women should lower the recommended age to 42. Currently, women from all ethnicities should start getting biennial screenings

9 04, 2023

mRNA Cancer Vaccines Could Arrive By 2030

By |2023-04-09T14:02:56-04:00April 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The record-breaking 18-month dash to develop a COVID-19 vaccine could accelerate cancer vaccines by the end of the decade. Similar vaccines could treat autoimmune, cardiovascular and other forms of diseases along the same timeline. So claims Moderna’s chief medical officer, Dr. Paul Burton. The US pharmaceutical company is building on its pandemic-era work to develop

7 04, 2023

Access to Healthcare in a Recession: How the Economy Impacts Care

By |2023-04-07T07:02:32-04:00April 7th, 2023|Cancer Prevention|

Access to Healthcare in a Recession: How the Economy Impacts Care There are hundreds of articles celebrating the healthcare industry as recession-proof. There is decidedly less information available that shows how access to healthcare services changes during economic turbulence. In a nation where roughly 49% of us have health insurance through an employer, the health

1 04, 2023

Judge Puts Preventative Health Services at Risk

By |2023-04-01T12:41:41-04:00April 1st, 2023|Cancer Prevention, Cancer Screening|

Cancer screenings save lives. From a purely humanitarian perspective, preventative health services like mammograms and colonoscopies are critical life-saving that are minimally invasive and relatively low cost for healthcare providers. And a federal judge may have just taken away these types of preventative screenings. Nearly 168 million Americans on both employer health insurance and who

25 03, 2023

Setting Up Your Less Cancer Hike and Bike America Team

By |2023-04-24T19:01:03-04:00March 25th, 2023|Cancer Prevention, Less Cancer|

We’re incredibly grateful to everyone who makes an annual commitment to the Less Cancer Hike and Bike America. It’s our most important fundraiser of the year, but it’s also a chance to introduce like-minded individuals and families to the cause. We want you. And your friends! Start Your Ride or Hike Today Organizing your

19 03, 2023

EPA Sets National Primary Drinking Water Regulation to Address PFAS

By |2023-03-19T05:34:30-04:00March 19th, 2023|PFAS|

After decades of delay, the Environmental Protection Agency established legally-enforceable levels of six PFAS commonly found in drinking water. The legislation is considered a key step toward wider consumer protection related to PFAS. What Is The National Primary Drinking Water Regulation? The National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) expands on several state-led efforts to establish

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