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Seven reasons not to drink soda, part 2 of 2

Here are seven kicks in the pants, to help you quit the soda habit: 1. SODA BRAIN! Brominated vegetable oil, or BVO, is added to soft drinks. It’s an industrial chemical used in plastics as a flame retardant. (It’s also in sports drinks.) It is known to cause nerve disorders and memory loss. It builds […]

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Seven reasons not to drink soda…..part 1 of 2

I watch the addiction of a few people close to me, to soda. One of my closest friends drinks it every day and calls it her “binky.” She kicks the habit but always goes back—because when she quits diet soda, she finds herself taking up sugar. Another tells me he is not addicted but seems […]

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A FISH STORY: the food, and the oil supplements

The debate over fish, and fish oil, is to me one of the most interesting ones in nutrition in its complexity. We have to ferret out, from the debate, the sophisticated marketing of the fish industry, which capitalized on emerging data 15 years ago that red meat is bad for us. (But fish is good […]

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Treatments and testing at Oasis Irvine….part 5 of 7

Intravenous Vita C: A massive dose of Intravenous Vita C is a natural chemotherapeutic agent as well as having many other helpful advantages to an immune-compromised patient. In combination with hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT), it can be very powerful and completely nontoxic—good for the good cells, bad for the bad cells. Dr. Hugh Riordan documented […]

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Update on Shirley, using “alternatives” after 2 rounds of chemo

You know I took 76-year old Shirley with me to An Oasis of Healing in Arizona? It’s been interesting to see someone I know undergoing the treatment of raw juice ‘feasting,’ immune system support, detox, oxygenating and alkalizing cancer to starve it out. She’s been back three times, there now for a week. Kels, her […]

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MYTH: “My cancer just happened”

After my class in Carlsbad, a young mother of two small children waited to talk to me. She said, “You told your story of how you were desperate? I am just that—desperate.” And her eyes welled up with tears. She is tall and willowy, beautiful and blonde, and I am guessing once had a career […]

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Dr. Connealy in Cali, Dr. Contreras in Mexico

Earlier this month, I had the great privilege to study (after speaking to a group of 300) with Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D., in Irvine, California, and then Francisco Contreras, M.D. in Mexico. Each has interesting strengths. Dr. Contreras is carrying on a powerful legacy as the son of the first-ever “integrative oncologist.” Like his father, […]

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FDA repeals its approval of Avastin, #1 selling cancer drug in the world

I’m back to my Oasis of Healing series on Weds. Meantime, as we talk about cancer, the FDA just ruled Friday that the best-selling cancer drug in the world, Avastin, shouldn’t be used for breast cancer anymore, even though its dangers have been known for at least 18 months. The drug is being pulled not […]

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Oasis of Healing, DAVE’S STORY, part 2 of 13

On the last day of my stay at Oasis of Healing, I was deeply touched listening to the story of 76-year old geologist Dave. He didn’t know I was there researching, but when he told me his story and I told him I what I was there to do, he said, “Please feel free to […]

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My trip to An Oasis of Healing, part 1 of 13

I’ve just returned from a visit studying what Dr. Thomas Lodi, M.D. is doing in Arizona to treat cancer non-toxically. I will have a two-part video for you, when we edit it, where he helps us understand how a Columbia-trained internal medicine doctor discovered that his integrity would not allow him to earn $750K/year or […]

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