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Fighting breast cancer while pregnant

Fox News

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is found in about 1 in every 3,000 pregnant women. It’s also the most common type of cancer found during pregnancy, breastfeeding and within the first year of delivery.

Q and A with Dr. Stanley, Stony Brook University

Long Island Business News

When LIBN sat down with Dr. Samuel Stanley in October 2009, he’d barely settled into the president’s office at Stony Brook University. Five years later, he’s helped the East Setauket school build a national reputation for athletic and academic excellence, and drawn attention to its groundbreaking research; now Stanley is focusing on graduation rates.

Ebola Fact or Fiction

News 12

News 12 separates the fact from the fiction and tries to answer some of the questions concerning residents.

Food Pantries Grow on New York Campuses

The Wall Street Journal

Tucked on the fringes of Kingsborough College’s campus in Brooklyn’s Manhattan Beach, walled off from the corner of a computer lab, sits a small room about 10 feet square. But inside isn’t the usual jumble of printers, monitors and cables. Instead, the space houses neatly stacked food essentials–from tuna fish, pasta and peanut butter to juice, milk and canned fruits and vegetables.

Scientists say Indonesia cave drawings the same age as those in Europe

FOX News

Ancient cave drawings in Indonesia are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe, according to a new study that shows our ancestors were drawing all over the world 40,000 years ago.
And it hints at an even earlier dawn of creativity in modern humans, going back to Africa, than scientists had thought.

Caffeine powder banned to anyone under 18 in Suffolk County

News 12

Suffolk County lawmakers approved a ban on powdered caffeine Tuesday.
Lawmakers call the substance downright dangerous for teens. According to the FDA, a single teaspoon of the powdered pure caffeine is equivalent of at least 25 cups of coffee.
Dr. William Lawson says the powder can have side effects like nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Stony Brook University unveils new arena


The new 4,000-seat Stony Brook Arena, home to Stony Brook men’s and women’s basketball teams, opened on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. The new arena will deliver the ultimate fan experience, including Seawolves basketball action, concerts and the best in family friendly entertainment.

Journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein to lecture at Stony Brook


Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, whose investigative reporting helped bring down the Nixon presidency, will lecture together at Stony Brook University on Oct. 16.

Ebola is here in the United States

Fox and Friends

Dr. Hymes talks about Ebola