High Dose Vitamin C

High-dose vitamin C was originally popularized as a cancer therapy by Linus Pauling. His claim that vitamin C potentiated the body's ability to fight off cancer garnered intense public interest and prompted two randomized trials in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Both trials found no difference between vitamin C and placebo, with short survival times regardless of allocation.22,23 Interest in vitamin C as a cancer therapy recurred as researchers argued that early investigations were based on incomplete understanding of the vitamin C mode of action and that the oral doses used were inade-quate.24 Intravenous vitamin C with arsenic is currently under investigation as a treatment for myeloma at Sylvester Cancer Center.25

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

Among the evils which a vitiated appetite has fastened upon mankind, those that arise from the use of Tobacco hold a prominent place, and call loudly for reform. We pity the poor Chinese, who stupifies body and mind with opium, and the wretched Hindoo, who is under a similar slavery to his favorite plant, the Betel but we present the humiliating spectacle of an enlightened and christian nation, wasting annually more than twenty-five millions of dollars, and destroying the health and the lives of thousands, by a practice not at all less degrading than that of the Chinese or Hindoo.

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