School lunch system corruption

When I was a kid, if I were told that I’d be writing a book about diet and nutrition when I was older, let alone having been doing a health related radio show for over 36 years, I would’ve thought that whoever told me that was out of their mind. Living in Newark, New Jersey, […]

Dangers of sleep depravation

Right now, 25 percent of all Americans are regularly taking sleeping pills, with $18 million being spent on prescription drugs and an additional over $600 million spent on over-the-counter pills. Not only do these figures emphasize the seriousness of the insomnia problem but how drug-oriented our society has become. Is it that millions care so […]

A Stalking Horse for World Government

”In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like would fit the bill….All of these are caused by human intervention…The real enemy, then, is humanity itself.” – Aurelio Peccei, founder of the Club of Rome, writing […]

National Pit Bull Awareness Day

When: October 27, 2018 Striving to educate so all can appreciate their true, loving nature, National Pit Bull Awareness Day (NPBAD) has made great strides toward repairing the unfairly tarnished image of dogs who so often find themselves hounded by the public’s misconceptions. Fondly nicknamed “America’s Dog,” the pit bull holds a place of honor […]

Alcohol and headaches – Harvard Health Blog

Alcohol is embedded in our society, and it is difficult to be in a public space without seeing a reference to alcohol or being offered a drink. Alcohol is broken down in the liver by an enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase. People with a variant in this enzyme have issues with metabolizing alcohol and can develop […]

Cancer prevention – the East Midlands Approach

“Prevention is better than cure” is a common phrase that applies very well to cancer. A proportion of people with cancer can be cured although this often requires early detection, which is a big challenge in itself. One of the largest reductions in cancer deaths has resulted from a prevention strategy – for example a […]

Duncan Selbie’s Friday message – 26 October 2018

Dear everyone To say good health is not equally enjoyed is not new and the latest report of the Global Burden of Disease study, published this week in The Lancet, speaks again to this. Premature mortality is twice as high in the most deprived areas compared to the most affluent, meaning people living in Blackpool […]