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The ABC bows to pressure

Screen shot 2014-05-12 at 7.31.33 PMLast October the ABC’s  ‘Catalyst’ progam presented a two- part special on cholesterol. It was fantastic to see such a reputable program present the other side of the cholesterol story – that there might just be something wrong with the theory that dietary fat and cholesterol are the villains in heart disease. Continue reading


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Hands off my Fallopian Tubes!

Researchers at the B.C. Cancer Agency claim that removing a woman’s Fallopian tubes during a hysterectomy or tubal ligation could dramatically cut the rate of ovarian cancer. It is hailed as a cheap,  preventative approach to cancer but surely it’s  just more mutilation of women’s bodies.  Continue reading

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