Intuition rejects any notion that colon cancer is related to exercise. The only way to exercise a colon is a five-course meal or a double serving of frijoles. Colon cancer seems obviously caused by carcinogens that come in direct contact with the bowel wall. Well, that is part of the story.
How often do doctors make an error in diagnosis? Take a guess. That’s the first issue in today’s look into the medical and scientific literature.
Have you heard of the Hunzakuts? If so, you may have heard claims that they have almost no cancer.
My desk looks like the dog arranged it. She suspects that there’s food somewhere in that mess, but it’s mostly scientific stuff that’s hard to chew on.
Pinch the skin on the back of your hand and watch it snap back into place, or observe it sit there like the tent the Army made my home for a period of time.
My granddaughter sat opposite me at the table at La Quinta. I failed to smoothly pull the string on a gyroscope.
This represents my 26th publication of POV: Science for the Union-Bulletin. I find it hard to believe that I’ve been doing this for more than a year. It’s harder yet to know that I’ve wandered through a mixture of topics and can’t be sure what works for you and what doesn’t.
The next time someone says, “Our mind and our body are connected,” you should agree. Nod your head in a professorial manner, touch your chin and ask, “Which one do you think is in charge?”
If I say “Pepsi,” would you say “Cola?” If I say “Carnal,” would you say “Desire?”
Let’s pretend your teenage daughter had a pregnancy test kit in her room. She says she got it for a friend. You decide to smoke your first marijuana cigarette.
I was treating the gentleman’s prostate. I included his pelvic nodes in my radiation field. That carried almost no risk of nausea, but he heard I had access to marijuana and figured it was worth a try.
“You have cancer” may be the most feared thing a doctor can tell a patient.
Twenty international scientists undertook an interesting task. They reviewed the available literature on things that are generally believed about obesity. They attempted to determine what is true and what is not.
I’ve just read Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” again. The story formed the basis for the movie “Apocalypse Now.” Disturbing questions are raised about the essence of madness and human nature.
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