Day: October 25, 2012

Santa’s pipe put out in new edition of children’s classic: ” edited out a few words and lines that reference Santa smoking and removed the cover illustration of his pipe”

Fresh version of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas sparks censorship ro) Santa smoking … a traditional image of Father Christmas. Photograph: Alamy/Beryl Peters Collection A new version of Clement C Moore’s classic festive poem A Vist from St Nicholas, better… Read More ›

Chemotherapys False Expectations : 69 percent of patients with advanced lung cancer and 81 percent of patients with advanced colorectal cancer did not understand that the chemotherapy they were receiving was not at all likely to cure their disease

Advanced Cancer Patients Overoptimistic About Chemotherapy’s Ability to Cure, Study Finds ScienceDaily (Oct. 24, 2012) — Findings from a nationwide study led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute suggest that patients with advanced lung or colorectal cancer are frequently mistaken… Read More ›