• Young adult female cancer patient wearing headscarf and bathrobe sitting in the kitchen looking out window.

    Modern Cancer Treatment: Miracle or Money-Maker?

    Fewer people die from cancer in the United States than in comparable countries. The mortality rate for Americans with cancer has dropped from around 242 deaths per 100,000 people in 1980 to about 190 per 100,000 in 2015. Between 1991 and 2015, the number of Americans that died from cancer dropped 26%.

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    Horseshit & Hoverboards

    Things need to change over time, specifically the Constitution should be amended to fit the reality of life today versus when it was written in 1787.

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  • An elderly woman with dog in autumn, outside in nature.

    Longevity: Seeking Quality over Quantity

    There are reports in the news regularly about the increase of chronic illnesses and decrease in longevity. As early as 2005 there were headlines fearing that our children’s generation will have lower life expectancy than previous generations. The culprit? Obesity and the secondary conditions that may accompany it: diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and gout. But,…

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