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ICYMI: February 19, 2016

Feature Story  Government Finally To Look Into Possible Link Between Artificial Turf And Cancer SATURDAY, February 13, 2016 (Forbes) — There have been concerns about the safety of artificial turf for years. In 2014, NBC looked into the potential link between the rubber crumbs used in artificial turf and female soccer players getting cancer.  The broadcast […]

ICYMI: February 5, 2016

Feature Story  White House Proposes $1 Billion for Cancer ‘Moonshot’ MONDAY, February 1, 2016 (NBC News) –The White House will propose spending close to $1 billion over the next two years on a “moonshot” to fight cancer, officials said Monday. President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for fiscal year 2017, and will […]

Advocate to Save Lives

Every year, 1.6 million Americans are told they have cancer. Cancer is the second leading cause of death and is responsible for an average of 1,580 deaths every day in the United States. The enormity of cancer can make us feel helpless, but there is something we can do. President Obama and Vice President Biden […]

ICYMI: January 15, 2015

Feature Story Vice President Biden will head pursuit of cancer cure TUESDAY, January 12, 2016 (USA Today) — President Obama announced during his State of the Union Address that he’s putting Vice President Biden in charge of carrying out the “moonshot” to cure cancer that Biden called for following his son’s death. “Last month, (Biden) worked with this Congress […]