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Adolescent Health Declines, Why?

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Teenagers are at a high risk for smoking, alcohol, drugs, and promiscuity because they are trying new things. Education in school on a living a healthy lifestyle is part of the answer. Obesity is another issue.              

Cancer Prevention Strategies

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Lifestyle is the key to cancer prevention. Smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise, exposure to toxins, stress, and lack of sleep are very important factors in causing cancer. Fast food is nutrient poor and calorie dense and are loaded with toxins. Detoxification is very important to keep immunity strong.    

Do Spices Prevent Cancer?

submitted by: admin on 05/27/2016
The spice, saffron, shows promise in preventing liver cancer in animal models. Rats treated with the chemical carcinogen, diethylnitrosamine (DEN) there was an inhibition of cell proliferation and stimulation of apoptosis, both of which are important cancer treatment mechanisms. Chronic infection with hepatitis B or C are major risk factors for primary hepatocellular...

Mothball Chemical Causes Chromosomal Damage in Kids

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
A study published in Cancer, Research, Biomarkers & Prevention showed that children exposed to high levels of a chemical called napthalene that is found it mothballs causes chromosomal damage and puts them at an increased risk for cancer. It is also found in car exhaust, tobacco smoke, paints, and cooking, especially barbequing.  This study looked...

PLoS Rejects Tobacco Funded Research

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
The Public Library of Science no longer will publish information funded by the tobacco industry because they have only one purpose...to sell tobacco. They believe their "scientific" papers are marred by conflicts of interest.          

Smoking

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Smoking is one of the most difficult addictions to break. It is also responsible for more than 400,000 deaths annually in the US and at a cost of $500 billion. The tobacco companies spend $20 billion per year to advertise their products. There are more than 4000 chemicals in tobacco smoke. The tobacco industry has added a number of chemicals that make it even...

Smoking Causes Unnecessary Deaths

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Smoking accounts for more than 400,000 deaths every year in the US. The causes are identified and the mechanism of action discussed. Stronger controls to prevent these unnecessary deaths are needed.

Smoking: An Indepth Review

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review the dangers and health costs of smoking and second hand smoke. They review the varied increased risks for cancer, heart attacks, strokes, emphysema, and asthma. The callousness and greed of the tobacco industry is highlighted. This is a very indepth review of smoking and its effects on our health and our economy.      

Stanford University's Hatchet Job on Organic Foods

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
  According to a Stanford University study published in Annals of Internal Medicine in August of 2012, There isn't much difference between organic and conventional food. They "did not find strong evidence" that organic foods are more nutritious or carry fewer health risks than conventional alternatives. They found little consistent difference...