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Did Junk Food Ties Lead a Cancer Society’s Chief Medical Officer to Resign?

Last week, Dr. Otis Brawley, the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, resigned due to some of the organization’s corporate partnerships. One of those partnerships was with embattled H... read more

Fluoride pills switched for cancer drugs at CVS

Tamoxifen, the drug mistakenly given to the kids, is a popular estrogen-blocking drug, used to treat many breast cancer patients with estrogen-receptor-positive cancers. Dr. Otis Brawley, Chief Medica... read more

Who's to blame for the U.S. obesity epidemic?

Joe McMenamin is a lawyer and a medical doctor in Richmond, Virginia. His firm represents food companies, so he’s studying the issue of food addiction. He’s concluded that calling food “addictive” is ... read more

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Giving back, Feb. 24

The contest was open to customers of the used car dealer, which has locations in Telford and Emmaus. Giant Food Stores and its sister company, Martin's Food Markets, donated more than $25.3 million in ... read more

Stemedica Cell Technologies: More stem cell hard sell, courtesy of the people who brought you Penta Water woo

The day after the interview, Stemedica officials confirmed that their company did refer ... s claims “junk science” and “pseudoscience.” Not only was Tankovich, who is now Stemedica’s President and Ch... read more

Coca-Cola Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets

Coca-Cola’s public relations department repeatedly declined requests for an interview with its chief scientific officer ... said Dr. Anne McTiernan, the lead author of the study and a researcher at th... read more

The Cartoonish March Against Monsanto

Because the crazy train on genetically modified foods has already left the station, I’m puzzled by the headline of a recent post: Biotechnology Industry Organization: It’s not too late to change the c... read more

Amid obesity epidemic, Coke shifts 'health' focus from exercise to calories

Malhotra draws a parallel to the way cigarettes were marketed: “The junk food ... exercise as medical treatment. Coca-Cola provided grant funding for foundational support and marketing. Rhona Applebau... read more

Creek cleanup

Members of Greenbelt Overhaul Alliance of Levittown (G.O.A.L.) turned out Saturday morning to clean up an illegal dump site on the bank of the Neshaminy Creek off Hazel Avenue in Bristol Township. The ... read more

The Skin I’m In: I’ve been interrogated by police more than 50 times—all because I’m black

A hush came over the car as the stocky officer strode up to the window and asked my dad ... with stately buildings and waterfront views straight out of Dead Poets Society. When I told my older sister, ... read more

Cutting government waste-start with the swag!

As Americans continue to struggle with their personal budgets in a fragile economy, President Obama is taking steps Wednesday to cut billions of dollars in what the White House terms wasteful spending ... read more

Chris Christie and Rand Paul’s pandering to antivaccinationists: Is the Republican Party becoming the antivaccine party?

So what did Christie say that annoyed even Breitbart.com’s correspondent ... That is, until the rise of various non-medical exemptions. If you’ve studied vaccination policies, you know that every stat... read more

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