Does Your Diet Influence Your Child’s Diet?, and Other News

Does a parent’s healthy diet influence the kids?  Mainly not. “Parents’ influence [is] apparently overwhelmed by other factors.”

There is no reason to think that cancer is a new disease. In former times, it was less common because people were struck down in midlife by other things.

The path of a faith healer is arduous. “Such a calling…is best reserved for a religious and spiritual man.”

Can taking a placebo be effective even if the patient knows it is a placebo? Yes.

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  1. Bruce says:

    I guess this means I can’t be a faith healer.

  2. Joe S. says:

    I wonder if just thinking about a placebo could help.

  3. Larry C. says:

    Bruce, I can’t imagine you as a faith healer.

  4. Neil H. says:

    Think about it this way folks. If faith healing worked, we could save a great deal of money on health care expenses.

  5. Virginia says:

    The cancer article is interesting. It is in line with what I’ve always thought. It’s no so much our lifestyle (although I’m sure that matters), but it’s our life span that’s beginning to influence cancer rates.