You knew it already, right? But here’s the latest on what ingesting Bacon (and hot dogs and other processed meats) can do to you.
Tag Archives: Cancer
Title IX can save your life
Or: How exercise decreases the risk of cancer and heart disease in girls and women. I wrote this for the CT Health Investigative Team, c-hit.org. For more on the photo of Kathryn Switzer above, go here.
In honor of Pres. Jimmy Carter, who has cancer:
His favorite hymn, and one of mine. Here’s more on his diagnosis.
A father’s letter to an anti-vax family
Dr. Tim Jacks wrote a letter to the parent(s) of an unvaccinated child with measles, who exposed Dr. Jacks’ child to the illness. Dr. Jacks’ child has cancer. From the letter: I assume you love your child just like I love mine. I assume that you are trying to make good choices regarding their care. …
Can Connecticut force a 17-year old to get chemo?
Connecticut says yes. Seventeen-year old Cassandra C. (pictured on the right) has a form of Hodgkin’s lymphoma that has an 80 to 85% survival rate if she submits to chemotherapy, which she has refused to do. So the state stepped in, got custody, and is forcing her to have chemo. Cassandra is not motivated by …
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Joe Frazier is ill: Muhammad Ali is praying for him
You can read more here. UPDATE: RIP, Smokin’ Joe.