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The New(est) War on Cancer

January 15, 2016

In the president’s State of the Union speech, he vowed to cure cancer, likening the effort to a new moonshot. I have no doubt he’s sincere, just as he was sincere when he promised that the Affordable Care Act would reduce healthcare costs without the need to give up our doctors or insurance plans. I assume he was sincere the last time he launched a new effort to cure cancer as well. That was in 2009. By doing so, he joined with Presidents Nixon and Clinton who also launched wars on cancer.

The Defense Department and Antarctic Eelpouts May End America’s Biggest Medical Killer

January 9, 2017

What’s the one medical condition most likely to kill you? If you follow statistics, you’d probably say heart disease. About one in four deaths in the US is due to the condition. Each year, more than a million Americans have a heart attack. Though heart disease tops most “causes of death” lists, far more Americans die due to the transplant organ shortage.

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