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Your Personal Affordable Care Act

  “This book is likely to offend almost everyone who opens it, and that fact alone might be the most important reason why you should read it.”…Reviewer Alan Cassels. Click … Continue reading

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Breaking News for Vik Khanna & Al Lewis

We’re here, we’re there, we’re everywhere. In fact, we cannot think of a single other recent issue on which a conservative publication (The Federalist) and liberal media outlets (NPR and … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court: Dentists can’t regulate teeth whitening – NY Daily News

A great smackdown of the American dental industry. By the way, did you know that the standard dental advice to see your dentist twice yearly for checkups is meaningless? It … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Risking cancer: the effect of diet, lifestyle and the environment – Biome

A prominent researcher from the massive, long-running EPIC study, on the value of exercise to cancer prevention. No matter what size you are, it is always a good idea to … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Are So Many Toddlers Taking Psychiatric Drugs? – The Experts – WSJ

Our problem is not our kids, it’s our parents. Absent even when they are physically present, drowning themselves in their pools of pity, American parents apparently no longer have any … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

In Hospitals, Board Rooms Are as Important as Operating Rooms – NYTimes.com

Originally posted on Your Personal Affordable Care Act:
In my experience, having worked with the hospital industry at multiple levels over my 30-year career, this is unfortunately true. Hospital administration…

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Are You Proud of How You’re Spending Your Time? – HBR

…when you neglect to consider common time regrets, you not only put a lien on your future happiness, but you can also decrease your effectiveness in and enjoyment of the … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

Vox.com: John Ioannidis has dedicated his life to quantifying how science is broken

He is the most important thinker today on the credibility of medical practice and research. And he’s way too nice to say it, so I will: our medical care industry … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Build muscle; live longer

Eleven-year long study of older people in Switzerland show significant reduction in mortality amongst men who maintain higher levels of muscle mass. Works for me.

February 12, 2015

The Beast Revealed: The Vendor is…Provant « They Said What?

In today’s post at They Said What, I reveal the name of the wellness vendor that’s been giving me the business. The Beast Revealed: The Vendor is…Provant « They Said … Continue reading

February 11, 2015

The Wall Street Journal.: Weight Loss or Not, Exercise Yields Benefits

I was saying this long before, and more clearly and consistently, than anyone in the medical profession (most of whom no virtually nothing about exercise), the wellness industry (which is … Continue reading

February 11, 2015

The government tries to correct what it got wrong

A short, but useful, essay from TIME on our government’s incredibly stupid dietary advice, which was taken up, amplified, and brainlessly promoted for over 30 years by groups like the … Continue reading

February 11, 2015

Alcohol and stroke risk: what’s the real story?

This is an OUTSTANDING video tutorial on the study reported last week about alcohol consumption and stroke risk. Very nicely done. Hard Drinking in Middle Age Linked to Stroke | … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 4 Comments
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