The connection between our losing the cancer war and the need to control ITS costs through prevention is clear. Cancer is not only one of the most costly diseases in America, it is also one of the most avoidable.
Mammography is one of the most oversold and understudied technologies in medical history. To continue to assert that mammography will save lives flies in the face of huge numbers of studies on the topic.
The rBST hormone is injected in about 20% of USA dairy cows to increase milk production. While the industry claims that it's safe for cows, and that the milk is safe for consumers, this is blatantly false.
"No system is perfect, but organic is by far the best option we have today, far surpassing any other system both in methods and integrity," says Dag Falck, Organic Program Manager for Nature's Path Foods.
Right now, sophisticated patients can look up on the Internet a doctor's basic credentials and lawsuit history but not much more. With a "no patient left behind" system of mandatory report cards, patients could comparison-shop for doctors based on what's important: not price but quality.