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Breast Cancer

30 May 2017

The first scientific observation about breast cancer was made in 1896 when it was noted that the disease sometimes regressed if the ovaries were removed.  Eventually this connection was understood...

The Hoxsey Hoax

10 Apr 2017

Gently holding the hand of five year old Kathy Allison, John Haluska walked to the podium in the Pennsylvania State Senate. “Here is a little angel,” he told his colleagues, “who according to...

Antioxidants Disappoint Again

20 Mar 2017

Science is based on evidence, and evidence changes. Heart attack victims used to be put on prolonged bed rest until evidence indicated that this was not the way to go. If a baby was born by C...

Miracle Mineral Solution is a Nightmare

20 Mar 2017

Malaria, AIDS, hepatitis, herpes, cancer.  Terrible diseases.  That’s why thousands and thousands of scientists around the world, armed with advanced degrees, are engaged in research projects aimed...

Does Danger Lurk in Plastic Bottles?

20 Mar 2017

Researchers were surprised to see that snails reared in some plastic water bottles produced almost twice as many offspring as their brethren raised in glass bottles. This wasn’t some experiment by...

Leukemia Needs Chemotherapy, Not "Live Enzyme Treatment"

20 Mar 2017

Do parents have a right to make a decision about how a minor’s cancer is to be treated? Or not treated? This is not just a hypothetical question, it is a very current one. Acute lymphoblastic...

Aspirin and Breast Cancer

20 Mar 2017

An article that poses the alluring question “Cancer Treatment in Your Medicine Cabinet?” by Michelle Holmes and Wendy Chen, both Harvard physicians, has been getting a lot of traction. That’s...

Vitamin B17 is Not a Vitamin

20 Mar 2017

You’ve got to love the plot. A meteorite falls to earth and begins to ooze a revolting goo that dines on humans. It makes its way into a movie theatre, and in a classic scene, surges from the...

Murky Mercola

20 Mar 2017

If you haven’t heard of Joe Mercola, you have not been surfing the waves of health advice on the web. He is an osteopathic physician whose practice now is limited to offering mostly iffy medical...


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