I've made it no secret how I feel about Big Tobacco. To put it mildly, I'm not a big fan.
One minute, you're battling back pain... the next, you're fighting off cancer. When it rains, it pours, right?
But this isn't just some run of freakishly bad luck -- because the treatment that was supposed to FIX your back may have actually CAUSED your cancer!
If the drug industry's marketing geniuses couldn't use fear to sell meds, they wouldn't have any sales pitch left at all -- and nowhere is that more true than in prostate meds.
Vitamin E is an essential antioxidant necessary for cardiovascular health and protection from cancer. There are a number of different tocopherol forms of the vitamin known as isomers and it’s important to understand that both the alpha and gamma types must be available in the body to lower risk from disease.
When the Greek physician Hippocrates wrote “Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food,” around 440-350 B.C., I’m willing to bet he never imagined that so many years later most doctors would still have not much more than a rudimentary understanding of nutrition and of food’s role in our health.
It's one of the smartest moves ever made by a government panel -- so naturally, they're catching hell for it.
The headline was disheartening, especially because it seemed so cut and dry.
"Vitamin E May Hike Risk of Prostate Cancer."
Did you hear that?
That was Rick Perry breathing a major sigh of relief.
Because now he isn't the worst when it comes to selling out children for drug company profits.
Question: My daughter has had laser treatments to remove lumps from her vocal cords. She says it's caused by a form of papilloma virus. I know that viruses are not easy to treat, however I am hoping that there may be some alternative worth trying. Can you help?