NEW YORK, July 25 - Government officials on the island of Barbados announced yesterday that they will be cooperating with the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH to conduct a study of environmental and genetic predispositions for breast and prostate cancer among natives of Barbados, according the th

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