Cancer and Vitamin D
    January 21, 2013
    Cancer and Vitamin D

    There is a large body of evidence that vitamin D reduces the risk of many types of cancerand improves survival after cancer diagnosis. Solar ultraviolet-B (UVB) light is the primary source of vitamin …

    Understanding the statistics you read
    August 6, 2008
    Understanding the statistics you read

    Statistical analysis is a vital part of good medical research. But it's equally vital that patients and caregivers not get misleading impressions from the numbers they read. (more…)…

    Cancer is no longer a death sentence
    August 5, 2008
    Cancer is no longer a death sentence

    I'd heard a lot about cancer in the news, and I'd known a few people who had it. But when it hit me, the only question that mattered was, am I going to die? (more…)…

    A Hidden Benefit of Breast Feeding
    May 14, 2008
    A Hidden Benefit of Breast Feeding

    Breast feeding may help protect you from a painful, sometimes even crippling, condition later in life. Okay, I don't think this benefit will be the deciding factor for starting or continuing breastfee…