Tag Archives: Cancer

Ed Felien : Komen and Cancer: Cause and Effect?

These women are protesting the Komen Foundation’s defunding of Planned Parenthod — later retracted — at headquarters in Dallas,  February 7, 2012. But there may be other reasons to say “Shame on Komen!” Photo by Rex C. Curry / AP. … finish reading Ed Felien : Komen and Cancer: Cause and Effect?

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : What They Can’t Take from Lance Armstrong

Survivor: Lance Armstrong. Photo by Christopher Ena / AP.He quit the fight but not the war: What they can’t take from Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong, and his ubiquitous Livestrong bracelets, are 21st century totems of survival and the USADA isn’t … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : What They Can’t Take from Lance Armstrong

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why Lance Armstrong Will Survive

Lance Armstrong graphic by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Why Lance Armstrong willsurvive ’60 Minutes’ and the feds Armstrong doesn’t just have defenders. He has, in the legions of cancer survivors across our toxic nation, an army. By Dave Zirin … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why Lance Armstrong Will Survive

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Thorne Dreyer : Journalist, Author, and ‘Investigative Poet’ John Ross (1938-2011)

The late great John Ross.Farewell to our great friend John Ross See “Los Muertos,” a poem by John Ross, Below. By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / January 18, 2011 Yesterday I received an email with the following message: … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Journalist, Author, and ‘Investigative Poet’ John Ross (1938-2011)

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why the NFL is Thinking Pink

In the pink: Brett Favre. Image from Full Issue.Brett Favre beware:The NFL is thinking pink By Dave Zirin / October 13, 2010 You may have noticed an abundance of pink on the fields of the National Football League this month. … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why the NFL is Thinking Pink

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Farrah’s Story : How Could the Academy Forget Her?

Survivors remember…How could the Academy forget Farrah? By Jody Schoger / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2010 American icon and Emmy-award winning actress Farah Fawcett was notably absent in the traditional memorial included each year as part of the … finish reading Farrah’s Story : How Could the Academy Forget Her?

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Cancer Survival : Reform Opponents Play the Numbers Game

Graphic from DragonArtz Design.Cancer survival and health care reform:Selective statistics paint distorted picture By Barbara O’Brien / The Rag Blog / January 7, 2010 One argument you may hear against health care reform concerns cancer survival rates. The United States … finish reading Cancer Survival : Reform Opponents Play the Numbers Game

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HEALTH : More Good News About Cannabis

Cannabis-linked cell receptor might help prevent colon cancer August 1, 2008 A cannabinoid receptor lying on the surface of cells may help suppress colorectal cancer, say U.S. researchers. When the receptor is turned off, tumor growth is switched on. Cannabinoids … finish reading HEALTH : More Good News About Cannabis

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HEALTH : Eat Your Veggies!

The reason the United States now ranks 40th in longevity in the world is our massive subsidies of junk food, according to Public health officials. Here’s what real food can do for health. Janet Gilles / The Rag Blog Study … finish reading HEALTH : Eat Your Veggies!

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Carcinogens Found in Gulf Coast Trout, Catfish

Catfish, like this one caught Tuesday by Mark Arnett of Alvarado, are now on the state’s consumption warning list. Photo by Julio Cortez / Houston ChronicleTexas issues health warning on some Galveston Bay fishBy Allan Turner and Rosanna Ruiz / … finish reading Carcinogens Found in Gulf Coast Trout, Catfish

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