Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Adrie Kusserow: A Brief Respite after Chemo

A BRIEF RESPITE FROM THE USUAL PERCEPTUAL DIVIDES: AFTER CHEMO I SKI THROUGH THE VERMONT WOODS IN ANOTHER CLIMATE CHANGE STORM

April 14, 2019 · 16 Comments

Sharon Fagan McDermott: The Book of Lesser Angers

presses each broken thing like an autumn leaf between pages where I watch the pace of disintegration, lacy residue.   Rain writes within it a sloppy welter—the neighbor shaking her … Continue reading

March 8, 2019 · 1 Comment

Molly Fisk: Cancer, again

this time a slow- growing rarity tracing delicate tendrils through kidney and liver, the lung’s sturdy wall, artery somewhere I can’t remember, though twice I’ve been told. How the mind … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

John Samuel Tieman: Haibun

he pencils me in the doctor hints of cancer but we’ll talk next week What should I do as the end of summer approaches? Earlier today, when I went to … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video: Kale and the Immune System

Kale or borecole is a vegetable with green or purple leaves, in which the central leaves do not form a head. It is believed to be closer to wild cabbage … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video: Which Dietary Factors Affect Breast Cancer Most?

According to new studies, people who follow the dietary recommendations from the American Institute for Cancer Research are protected not only from cancer but also from heart disease, respiratory disease, … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dr. Michael Greger: Estrogen in Meat, Dairy, and Eggs

According to new research, sex steroids found naturally in animal products far exceed the hormonal impacts of endocrine-disrupting chemical pollutants, making the consumption of meat, eggs, and dairy one of … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dr. Michael Greger: 4 Things To Help Prevent Most Disease

Though I was trained as a general practitioner, my chosen specialty is lifestyle medicine. Most of the reasons we go see our doctors are for diseases that could have been … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video: Green Smoothie Power

Sergei Boutenko charms us while explaining the connection between diet and disease.  

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video: Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death in America

As it turns out, the leading causes of death in America are … ourselves. Dr. Michael Greger explains how we are killing ourselves and what we can do about it.

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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