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Wave The Magic Wand

I was thinking about magic and magic wands and magical thinking this morning when I came across something Leggie had written, which contained an image And I thought: There’s the magic wand I’m looking for. Leggie said it was Nisakiman’s … Continue reading

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Useless Doctors

I spoke to Nisakiman last night. He got his biopsy results last week. And the prognosis was delivered to him by a harridan doctor who told him that he had “not years” to live, but only months. And of course … Continue reading

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Please Label Everything As Carcinogenic

Something I noticed while reading Legiron: I’m hoping that they really do label everything as carcinogenic. Not just cigarettes and alcohol and fast food and all the usual suspects. No, everything. I want to see paintings and sculptures and buildings … Continue reading

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Images of Oesophageal Cancer

Chris Snowdon a few days back, quoting from an editorial in the Lancet: There is no excuse to ignore regulatory interventions for access, advertisements, and unit cost that are shown to reduce alcohol consumption. Like tobacco, the longer the delay … Continue reading

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Lung Cancer Rising, but not from Smoking

Rose has been turning up a lot of interesting stuff in recent days. From the Times: Pollution blamed for lung cancer in people who have never smoked August 12 2017 “Lung cancer rates among non-smokers have doubled over the past … Continue reading

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No Doubt

H/T Emily Wieja, I spent about about an hour this morning watching this video, and trying to look inside Chris Snowdon‘s right ear. Eventually, quite late on, I saw what I wanted to see, as he swung his head to … Continue reading

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The Secret of Perpetual Youth

I came across this on Facebook yesterday. It must have been written before 2009, when Michael Jackson died (at the hands of his doctor): The overall magnitude of lung cancer risk to humans from atmospheric radioactive fallout cannot be overstated. … Continue reading

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