Photo by Srikanta H. U "President Trump this week named a former Dow Chemical Company executive who worked in the company's pesticide division to be chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the third major hire of a Dow alumnus in his administration. Trump on Monday announced his intention
Esther L. Barazzone,Ph.D President Chatham University At Chatham University, our commitment has long been to prepare students to excel in their professions and to be engaged, environmentally responsible, globally conscious, life-long learners, and citizen leaders for democracy. Our Eden Hall campus, located in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh, is the embodiment of a commitment Chatham
Chipotle's animated video featuring a scarecrow who is working for a food conglomerate called Crow Foods. The company is run by crows, while the scarecrow exposes the hidden world of chickens injected with hormones and cows kept in pens in the dark. At the end of the video, which can be seen on YouTube, the
Television journalist and Less Cancer Board Member Miles O'Brien (pictured here for a Herring break) as been in the Netherlands training for the Less Cancer Challenge 300. The first annual Less Cancer Challenge 300 is a program of LessCancer.org that encourages individuals to get out and move during the month of July. For example, a commitment to walk
Andrew M. Seaman of Reuters Health wrote people who report eating the most red and processed meat before being diagnosed with colon cancer are more likely to die during the next eight years, according to a new study. "It's another important reason to follow the guidelines to limit the intake of red and processed meat,"
New LessCancer.org board member Margaret Cuomo, MD, blogged in the Huffington Post that while improvements have been made in the curricula of American medical schools over the past few decades, cancer prevention is one essential area that is still neglected. The emphasis is on treatment, rather than prevention. You can read more here by clicking
Marc Lifsher in the LA TIMES May 8, 2013 writes Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an overhaul of California's 26-year-old landmark clean water and anti-toxins law that he said is being misused by "unscrupulous lawyers" filing lawsuits. Brown proposed revisions to limit attorney's fees; requiring plaintiffs to present more information in support of their claims; reconsider levels of
May 4th Charlottesville Moves for Less Cancer at the Southern to the music of LOVE CANON. Charlottesville's popular shops, restaurants and ambience converge in one main area, known as the Downtown Pedestrian Mall. Located, as you would imagine, on Main Street, this thoroughfare also has an impressive collection of art galleries.
Martha Fruehauf is a Less Cancer volunteer who's current project is Move Charlottesville for Less Cancer. The event, May 4th will be at the Southern in Charlottesville, Virginia. The event will be featuring the Kentucky Derby at 6pm and dancing at 8pm to the music of the band Love Canon. Yesterday’s events at