In 1916 only 14 per cent of all homes in the US had a bathtub. The speed limit in most cities was 10mph. One in 12 people had a telephone. And it wasn’t very mobile. Marijuana, heroin and morphine were available over-the-counter at your local drugstore. The Eiffel Tower was the world’s largest structure. A
Hullabaloo about the “new” finding that bacon is bad for you might have found a reasonable level of attention but for the World Health Organization having entered the fray. [1,2] For several decades, we have known of the potential carcinogenicity of nitrates and nitrites used by the meat processing industry. Nitrites work as a meat
Dr Michael J Gonzalez and Dr Jorge Miranda-Massari are pioneering doctors from Puerto Rico who were both featured in That Vitamin Movie. They are well known throughout the world for their work with vitamin C. Recently a 54 year old lady who suspected she had the Zika virus presented herself in Ponce, Puerto Rico (Dr
Not the kind you wear. The kind you watch 🙂 These are the first four in Andrew’s series of short videos that are posted to Facebook and Youtube.
Today is World Obesity Day, and with three-quarters of the British population set to be overweight or obese in a single generation, we simply cannot watch our children eat themselves to death any longer. The UK has an alarming “obesity gap”. The poorest 20 per cent of children are nearly three times more likely to
As a child, there was nothing I liked about going to the dental dispensary, with the possible exception of the large tropical fish aquarium in the waiting room. This was a distraction to what was coming: three hours in a vast hall containing a double line of black dental chairs and a matching double line
Working on a documentary about Van Morrison a couple of years ago, in a piece of archive film I heard someone say, ‘…and the doors opened for Them when they went to LA in 1966.” At least, that’s what I thought he said. Meaning metaphorically the doors opened, and launched the Belfast band in the
(Trevor) Yesterday I was driving to a meeting with Patrick Holford, a very well known natural health figure in the UK. On the radio, I was listening to some very sincere and well-meaning folk encouraging everyone to “do something pink” for cancer research. Have a cake sale. Go out with some friends and drink Pink