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November 27, 2012 | 8:39 am

A.M. Splash: Local Breast Cancer Clusters Seen; Reports Conflict on Cyber Monday; Feds Want Prison for Campaign Treasurer

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Bay Area breast cancer clusters seen (SF Chronicle) Breast cancer clusters in California may not be limited to Marin County. New research released Tuesday identified four areas of the state that have rates of the disease 10 to 20 percent higher than the state average. Relying on U.S. census tracts rather than county-level data, researchers […]

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August 9, 2012 | 8:31 am

A.M. Splash: Richmond Air Reported Fine After Fire; Hundreds File Claims in Chevron Fire; Marin Breast Cancer Gene Investigated

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Richmond air quality safe, analysis says (SF Chronicle) Regulators say the black cloud that wafted over the Bay Area during Monday’s fire at the Chevron oil refinery had no obvious negative effect on Richmond’s air quality, a claim that raises serious questions about why more than 1,700 people ended up in emergency rooms. Chevron claims […]

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S.F. Chapter of Komen Foundation Urges Continued Support of Organization; Statement from Komen Reverses Decision on Planned Parenthood Funding

February 3, 2012 | 5:45 pm

S.F. Chapter of Komen Foundation Urges Continued Support of Organization; Statement from Komen Reverses Decision on Planned Parenthood Funding

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UPDATE: 5:45 p.m.: The San Francisco chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is urging its donors to continue supporting the breast cancer charity. After a storm of criticism, the foundation announced Friday that it’s scrapping plans to pull breast-screening funds from the group Planned Parenthood, which is under Congressional investigation. Maria Sousa, executive […]

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