Thousands Walk Against Breast Cancer In Central ParkThe American Cancer Society hopes its annuals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will raise close to $3 million.
Report: Only About 8 Percent Of Sales From NFL’s Pink Merchandise Go To ACSBusiness Insider reported that 50 percent of sales go to the retailer who sold the products, 37.5 percent go to the manufacturer and 8.01 percent go to the American Cancer Society.
Now Cancer Free, Jets Fan Is A Star Of The NFL's Pink Push Tina's story was played in short clips shown last weekend during NFL games across the country. On Sunday, she will serve as an honorary captain for the Jets at their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Critics: State Budget Favors Buffalo Bills, Hollywood Over Cancer PreventionSome critics are not happy that the proposed New York State budget cuts funding for cancer screenings and teen smoking prevention programs, but expands spending to help the Buffalo Bills and Hollywood.
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Cuomo Signs Under 17 Indoor Tanning Ban Legislation Teens under age 17 in New York will be banned from indoor tanning under a new law intended to protect children from ultraviolet radiation and a higher risk of skin cancer.
Roughly 3,000 Participants Cross George Washington Bridge To Raise Money For CancerWhether on foot or by bike on Sunday morning, those of all ages showed their support for the American Cancer Society with every stride on the George Washington Bridge.
Calhoun Riding To Benefit Cancer ResearchSeveral hundred bicycle riders and walkers are joining Connecticut basketball coach Jim Calhoun in Simsbury for his annual charity ride to benefit cancer research.
Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning SalonsThe American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.
NY Gov. Cuomo's Budget Cuts Anti-Smoking Effort, Says AdvocatesAnti-smoking advocates said Tuesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget would continue to cut help for smokers to quit, even as it takes advantage of their habit by raising the tax on cigars and loose tobacco used in rolled cigarettes.
Study, Assemblyman Seek Action On 'Food Deserts'Fewer groceries in urban and rural areas statewide have worsened the so-called food deserts in New York, where the poor have little access to affordable fresh produce and nutritious foods, a study finds.
Westchester College To Ban Tobacco In JanuaryWestchester Community College will ban tobacco on its campus starting in January.