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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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Food for Thought: Do you know what steak you're getting?
www.potatoes.com Did You Know? Not all carrots are orange. The first carrots originated some 5,000 years ago and were white, purple, red, yellow and green. – United States Department of Agriculture Fo... 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
Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures
Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with federal charges for creating a fake MySpace page and harassing a neighboring teenager, who then committed suicid... read more
Rahul has been groomed for one job only
“If we get a person like Rahul Gandhi who has not really shown any cognizance of the private sector or investment climate, an already troubled economy could be in trouble,” said Rajiv Kumar, former ch... 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
Two killed, several injured as security forces open fire on protesting PIA workers
Senior police officer Kamran Fazal told reporters at the scene that police did not open fire ... Saad Hasan, business reporter of The Express Tribune, was inured during the clash. Meanwhile, several o... read more
When Nonprofits and For-Profits Get Cozy: Sloan Kettering’s Identity Problem
For some, the benefits of these ties are outweighed ... produced food. At the American Cancer Society, questions about mission alignment with sponsors are prominent—and may have pushed the organizatio... read more
Why the Bailout Bill Failed
By the time President Bush started calling it a "rescue" measure, it was too late. House leaders, meanwhile, did support the bill and did whip it. But this wasn't a party-loyalty vote; lawmakers were ... read more
Book discussion groups among programs at library
6:30 p.m.: Classics Book Discussion Group for adults. The group will discuss “Our Man in Havana,” by Graham Greene. Tuesday 6:30 p.m.: “Family Laptime,” a program designed for families with babies and ... read more