Guy claims Boy George kidnapped him. I’m not sure I could imagine a worse nightmare.
A four-year clinical trial involving 1,200 women found those taking vitamin D pills had about a 60-per-cent reduction in cancer incidence, compared with those who didn’t take it, a drop so large – twice the impact on cancer attributed to smoking – it almost looks like a typographical error. . . .
Skin cancer mortality rates didn’t rise steeply till 1971 when Americans were advised to use sunscreen lotions that blocked the vitamin D–producing UV-B sun rays. This permitted the deep penetrating UV-A sun rays to attack the skin without the protection of vitamin D. Only recently have researchers conceded that UV-A rays cause skin cancer.
As for the idea that environmental pollutants cause cancer, Reinhold Vieth, professor at the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto and one of the world’s top vitamin D experts, says those who try to brand contaminants as the key factor behind cancer in the West are “looking for a bogeyman that doesn’t exist.” Instead, he says, the critical factor “is more likely a lack of vitamin D.”
Another link on same subject.
“Human ashes were used to grit icy pathways outside a Co-op funeral home, staff claimed last night.” A co-op funeral home? Never heard of such a thing. Maybe the workers don’t care as much as normal morticians because they’re not getting paid as much.
At my local Kiwanis meeting two weeks ago, the speaker asked the audience, “Who believes in global warming?” No one raised their hand. It … Read the rest