Alan, I did try to resist the obvious puns in this piece. ;)

I worry for my kids too. I read Dr. Swan’s book, Countdown, a few months ago and it scared the bejeezus out of me.

And yes, the pharmaceutical companies are now gouging men with Viagra. One of my friends is a GP and he tells me that male patients constantly beg for samples but he isn’t getting them anymore. It’s sad. Big Pharma has to get their pound of flesh.

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