CBS and the Associated Press are reporting this morning that a new study by the American Cancer Society finds that the overall death rate for cancer in the United States has dropped 1.5 percent in adults and 1.7 percent in children. The trend has been in motion since about 1999, and health industry experts believe the […]


“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” - Hippocrates Spoken centuries ago, these words seem more poignant now than ever before. Although he is often referred to as “the father of western medicine“, it is also said that we know little to nothing of what Hippocrates actually thought about many concepts in medicine. […]


A new paper found by a Filipino researcher suggests that a plant-based, meat-free diet may be the best choice for pregnant women. Custer Deocaris, a neuroscientist who is part of the Department of Science and Technology Balik program, is now indicating that a diet high in meat could force early programming of stress genes. The […]