And an animal-rights group misleadingly named “The Cancer Project” has suggested a link between cancer and animal protein. This group has strong links to PETA, which explains its real motivation for trying to reduce the overall consumption of burgers.
There are a few things — cigarette smoking, for example — which have been scientifically proven to cause cancer. But oncology is a complicated branch of medicine and cancer prevention can’t be reduced to any one diet formula. The National Cancer Institute’s “cancer dictionary” includes 765 terms starting with the letter “s” alone.
We’re exposed to all kinds of chemicals on a daily basis that can, in high enough doses, cause cancer in lab rats. But when we understand just how low our typical exposure is, our food and beverages don’t seem so scary any more.
Rick Berman is executive director of the Center for Consumer Freedom.
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'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times
House Republicans who are critical of the federal health care law have written to more than a dozen companies, including top insurers Aetna and BlueCross BlueShield, to ask if President Obama’s top health official tried to solicit funds from them to support the overhaul.