Author Isabel Allende talks about her new novel, ISLAND BENEATH THE SEA. It tells the story of a remarkable woman, the slave Tété, during the Haitian revolution against French rule. And we talk with Dr. Derva Davis about her book THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE WAR ON CANCER. It’s about environmental causes of cancer and industry and government cover-ups of the issue. A presidential panel has just come out with a new report about it. Continue reading →
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And click here for a Web-only extra: Debra Davis tells Writers Voice the truth about the sugar substitute aspartame and its link to cancer. She also says that peer-reviewed studies have shown that ritalin and other treatments for ADD may boost the risk of cancer, too.
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