It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and local women can get free mammograms all year long! The Onondaga County Cancer Services Program is for women between the ages of 40 and 64 who do not have health insurance or have other issues getting screenings. They also give free screenings for cervical and colon cancer. Several locations in CNY offer the services which you can find a list of here: http://www.ongov.net/health/cancerscreening.html
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A loyal Buffalo Bills fan took a jab at his favorite team in his obituary. Lee Markel passed away Sunday at the age of 83. He was a diehard fan of the BIll and SU. He wrote his own obituary and requested six Buffalo Bills players be his pallbearers... so they can let him down one last time! Lee went to all 4 Super Bowls the Bills lost and couldn't help but take one final jab at his team. Read the obituary here: Dignity Memorial
(24/7 NewsSource) An HIV vaccine is being tested in Seattle! A clinical trial will use the human immune system to fight HIV. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is funding the study as it works toward finding an HIV vaccine. Results are expected late next year. It’s another step towards eradicating one of the deadliest diseases ever.
Nike just signed a new athlete and he’s making headlines because he’s the first person with cerebral palsy to get the gig. Justin Gallegos is a junior at the University of Oregon and a member of the school’s running club. He was greeted with the good news at the end of a recent cross-country race and broke down in tears of joy. He posted the video to his Instagram (below) on Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day to announce his new role. More on this story here: Newser
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