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On American Cheese

This week a completed a move into another state with my family, so thought I’d write something a bit lighter than normal. I grew up eating American cheese. I loved American cheese. When hungry near bed time I would go … Continue reading

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The Latest Vitamin Uproar

Vitamins are big business. Sales topped $9.6 billion in the US alone last year.  Millions of us take them, but do they really do any good?  More importantly, could they be causing us harm?  No US government agency recommends them … Continue reading

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Why the New Warning Images on Cigarettes Won’t Curb Smoking

After September of 2012 cigarette packaging and advertising in the U.S. will have a new, supposedly stronger anti-smoking message.  These are the first such changes made to the packaging in 25 years.  Will they do a bit of good to … Continue reading

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Big Victory for e-Cigarettes

Attention smokers!  By now you have probably seen those smoke free electronic cigarettes for sale in internet ads or in magazines.  They are tobacco free, flame free, and emit a cool nicotine containing vapor that looks like smoke.  Since they … Continue reading

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