Health & Nutrition

Salivary Gland Tumors from Cell Phone Use?

What effect does mobile phone radiation have on your parotid gland? That’s the topic of my video Do Cell Phones Cause Salivary Gland Tumors?. A summary of studies found no acute effects of cell phone radiation, such as nausea, headaches,...
Health & Nutrition

Is Cannabis a Cancer Cure?

Some studies on mice show that cannabis makes cancer better, while others show it makes cancer worse. What did the one and only human clinical trial to date find? “Cannabis and cancer: reality or pipe dream quackery?” I tackle that...
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Does Smoking Cannabis Cause Lung Cancer?

On a puff-by-puff basis, cannabis smoke deposits four times more tar in the lungs than tobacco, but does that translate into increased cancer risk? Does Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer? As I discuss in my video, “there are at least 33...
Aloe vera
Health & Nutrition

Treating Psoriasis with Aloe Vera

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that affects about one in 40 people, making it “one of the most frequent chronic skin diseases worldwide.” There are a lot of different drugs for it, some of which cost more than...
Health & Nutrition

How to Eat to Reduce Cancer Risk

What does the best available balance of evidence say right now about what to eat and what to avoid to reduce your risk of cancer?  In 1982, a landmark report on diet, nutrition, and cancer was released by the National...
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Chlorella Put to the Test

Chlorella is put to the test for liver disease, cholesterol, and detoxifying carcinogens. “Depression is a debilitating mental disorder with a severe impairment to quality of life,” but, as I’ve discussed before, the drugs don’t work particularly well and have...
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Aloe Is Put to the Test Against Cancer

From a case report to a randomized controlled trial, aloe is put to the test against cancer. For a half century, aloe vera “gel processors and distributors armed with biblical quotes and anecdotal testimonials…[have sought] recognition for their products”—too often,...
Monk fruit and stevia
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Stevia and Monk Fruit vs. Aspartame and Splenda

The natural plant-based sweeteners stevia and monk fruit (Luo Han Guo) are pitted head-to-head against aspartame and Splenda. A number of artificial sweeteners have been approved in North America by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including aspartame and sucralose...

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