When I travel, there are typically 2 certainties that I can always count on. A delay in at least one of my flights and a mile-long line at Starbucks. It’s the second of the two that I want to talk to you about today. Because if you’re a Starbucks (or other fancy coffee shop) worshipper, I have an important message for you. Those coffees that you love so much have a very dark side—and...
February is National Cancer Prevention Month and ribbons in all colors of the rainbow are popping up everywhere to raise awareness about our #2 killer. Organizations like the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute and the Mayo Clinic are regurgitating the same old prevention strategies—don’t use tobacco, eat a healthy diet, exercise and go for annual screenings (like mammograms)—even though those screenings expose you to cancer-causing radiation! Oops. Plus now vaccines for HPV...
I did a presentation at a cancer survivors’ support group meeting and it was a real eye-opener for me. Because it made me realize how in the dark most people continue to be about cancer.
It’s time people knew the truth about cancer, and they finally see where we are grossly lacking in our focus as we share stories, run races and wear ribbons.
MAKING YOUR BODY AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE CANCER CANNOT SURVIVE IN THE FIRST PLACE!
When it comes to assessing how healthy you are, certain test numbers come into play including: Blood pressure, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Blood glucose and BMI. But arguably one of the most telling numbers with respect to your level of health (or lack thereof) is something that isn’t even routinely tested or discussed.
I read an article recently about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who many are calling the greatest quarterback of all time. As a Green Bay Packers fan, it hurts me to say it, but the guy is immensely talented.