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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
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