“I’d say five years is pretty wishful thinking,” he said in the interview, according to a HuffPost report at the time of his death. “Two years seems likely if you’re going to believe statistics. I want to last until they find a cure, which means I’d better get a fire under it.” In February 2009 he wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post as a plea to Congress to “vote for the maximum funding to let the National Institutes of Health fight cancer and other life threatening illnesses” as part of the stimulus package:
When I was growing up in Texas, my family had a simple response for challenges like this: “Stop talking about it, and do something about it.” That’s how I feel about finding more money for cancer research. My hope is that some day, the words “a cure” won’t be followed by the words “is impossible.”
He died 20 months after diagnosis.
Diet Coke(R) Introduces New Limited-Edition Taylor Swift Can Design
In-store and point-of-sale advertising inspired by Swift also will support the launch of the new can. In addition, visitors to MyCokeRewards.com can redeem “double points” from their collector’s edition 6-packs for exclusive access to Taylor Swift prizes, gear and insider information about the extraordinary global superstar. Diet Coke recently featured the new packaging design in a Twitter promotion where 13 of the brand’s most loyal followers received a sneak peek of the collector’s edition can before it landed on store shelves. The collector’s edition Diet Coke Taylor Swift 12-ounce can will be on store shelves for a limited time and appear in market October 1. About The Coca-Cola Company The Coca-Cola Company /quotes/zigman/222647/quotes/nls/ko KO +0.11% is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world’s most valuable brand, our Company’s portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.8 billion servings a day.
8 Ways You’re Overdoing Diet and Exercise
Being deficient in A, for example, can cause acne, dry hair and skin, hyperkeratosis (thickening and roughness of skin), and broken fingernails. A lack of vitamin C can affect collagen synthesis (the “glue” that binds our ligaments, bones, blood vessels, and skin), and low levels of vitamin E can cause chronic skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis to flare up. Fat is also an essential building block for brain cell membranes, explains Susan M. Kleiner, PhD, RD, author of The Good Mood Diet. Different types of fats play different roles in the brain, but DHA, which we get primarily from fish oil in our diets, is linked to cognitive function, memory, and mood. If your diet contains less than 25% total fat, everyday coping skills may diminish, and you may feel increased anxiety, frustration, and stress. 8 Exercise and Dieting Mistakes Getty Images Mistake: You go the extra extra mile Why it’s bad: You could end up with chronic foot pain. If you’ve ever felt a stabbing pain in the arch of your foot after working out, you might be suffering from plantar fasciitis. This painful foot injury occurs if you put excessive strain on the underside of the foot, explains Ryan Halvorson, a personal trainer from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association. It can strike runners and walkers alike when the muscles of the foot are overused due to repetitive motion. The arch support becomes strained, small tears develop, and the tissue stiffens as a protective response.