“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.” (Upton Sinclair)
(OMNS Sept 1, 2017) Now there’s yet another article cautioning readers to not take vitamins because they may somehow increase the risk for lung cancer. [1,2]
Attacks pushing drug treatment, in preference to less expensive and more effective treatment with vitamins and other essential nutrients, have become quite common in recent years. Orthomolecular medicine has adapted to such assaults. The field now looks forward to these spurious attacks because they provide a level of comic relief from the tensions of serious orthomolecular research.
The gist of the article is the following: Epidemiologists at two American cancer research institutes (Mayo Clinic and Ohio State University) and the National Taiwan University studied…
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