Greater Boston; Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law
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- Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law
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HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997
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Breast Cancer A controversial new government report suggests women may not need mammograms until age 50 and says there is no benefit to performing self-exams for breast cancer. The report breaks with position of the American Cancer Society which recommends screening for breast cancer at age 40. Guests: Dr. Mehra Golshan, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Dr. Daniel Kopans, Mass. General Hospital; Lisa Soulier, Breast Cancer Patient.
Anti-Bullying Law In April, an 11-year old Springfield boy committed suicide following relentless teasing from his classmates. This week, lawmakers are holding hearings on several bills that would force schools to respond more effectively to bullying among students. Guests: Sirdeaner Walker, Mother of Bully Victim; Brigitte Berman, Bully Victim; Robert Trestan, Civil Rights Attorney, Anti-Defamation League.
Elephant Law State lawmakers and animal rights activists are pushing to ban the use of bullhooks on elephants kept or put on display in Massachusetts. Guests: Nicole Paquette, Sr. Vice President, Born Free USA.
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- APA: Greater Boston; Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_69B72BCB7684497CA6E5E8407AE96630