Cancer

The Plastic Apocalypse

In an age where the convenience of plastic has led to its omnipresence in our daily lives, the unintended consequences of this synthetic marvel have begun to cast long shadows over environmental and public health landscapes. The microscopic fragments known as microplastics and nanoplastics, measuring less than 5mm and 100nm respectively, have infiltrated ecosystems worldwide, from the peaks of mountains to the depths of oceans, and alarmingly, into the very air we breathe and the food we consume.

Scents of Danger: Unveiling the Hidden Health Risks of Air Fresheners

Imagine opening the door to a home filled with the inviting scent of lavender or vanilla, only to realize that this pleasant aroma might mask a hidden danger. Our go-to spray and plug-in products, those little guardians of freshness, could be silently polluting our indoor sanctuary with an array of chemicals like volatile organic compounds (VOCs), phthalates, and synthetic fragrances.

Uncovering the Cancer-Trauma Connection

Conventional medicine prefers to study that which can be neatly categorized. Emotional trauma is messy, nuanced, and requires a holistic approach to wellness. It entails a philosophical shift from the disease affecting the person to a focus on the person experiencing the disease.

Book Review of “Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity”

Attia has distilled his wisdom into an actionable tome on the science and art of longevity. I applaud his integrity and will only offer two contrasting points I wish to make my readers aware of. The first is related to Attia’s approach to cardiovascular disease (CVD), and the second concerns an omission in our understanding of cancer.

Let Some Sunshine into Your Anticancer Strategy

Sunlight is a force that can heal or hurt the body. Media attention on sun exposure focuses on two topics on each side of that polarity: either the benefits of vitamin D synthesis from sun exposure or skin cancer from ultraviolet radiation. There is a significant amount of nuance between those poles that will help clarify your optimal relationship with the sun.

Sweat the Small Cancer Stuff

Yet with any disease diagnosis, even the most devastating ones, it is possible to “work the problem” by sweating the small stuff. With cancer, that may be all we have control over.