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  “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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Shire, Maker of Binge-Eating Drug Vyvanse, First Marketed the Disease – NYTimes.com

Originally posted on Your Personal Affordable Care Act:
Most Americans are unaware of just how dramatically the healthcare industry is stacked against them. It is truly an army of people…

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hospital Discharges Rise at Lucrative Times – WSJ

Originally posted on Your Personal Affordable Care Act:
This article in the Wall Street Journal dovetails with a post from a couple of weeks ago, on the intellectual fraudulence of…

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Effects of Exercise Amount and Intensity on Abdominal Obesity and Glucose Tolerance in Obese Adults: A Randomized TrialEffects of Exercise on Obesity and Glucose Intolerance | Annals of Internal Medicine

Further validation that ALL exercise matters, it matters more than the much vaunted, but bullshit strategy called physical activity, and high intensity exercise (once you are sufficiently fit to do … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is your busy schedule affecting your health? Time might not be the problem — ScienceDaily

18Most of us feel time pressure, from, ahem, time to time. This article, reporting on work published in the Journal of Marketing Research (who better to understand our pressures and … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Men’s Health: The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Amen to this, from Men’s Health. Three important principles apply: There is no such thing as unhealthy muscle. Muscle tissue is inherently healthy and functional, as is its chief attribute: … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The New York Times: One Twin Exercises, the Other Doesn’t

More evidence about the overriding value of exercise. Studies of twins are especially useful because these people not only have the same genetic material, they grew up in the same … Continue reading

March 13, 2015

Not Running a Hospital: S(uch) S(trange) M(edicine)

Former hospital CEO Paul Levy blasts SSM Healthcare of St. Louis for violating their own stated values of excellence and stewardship with their bizarre, feckless, and baseless promotion of unscientific … Continue reading

March 12, 2015

Wellness Communication: Relative Risk vs. Real Risk – Hope at WorkHope at Work

An excellent essay on the use of relative risk as a deceptive marketing tool, by healthcare and wellness companies, by wellness expert Shawn Connors. Drug companies, surgical suppliers, and the … Continue reading

March 11, 2015

American Council on Exercise Begs Congress for Access to Your Wallet

Almost three years ago, I excoriated the American College of Sports Medicine for partnering with a medical screenings company to push useless screens upon, of all things, their membership. You … Continue reading

March 9, 2015

Inc. : Done is Better Than Perfect. Slow down, go one step at a time

This article from Inc. is excellent. Another one of those pieces in which many readers will see themselves. I recently had a one-step-at-a-time experience with a CEO that I advise, … Continue reading

March 7, 2015

Six Habits Of Confident People | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

I love these six simple, yet powerful, tools for success. Subconsciously, at least, I have used them throughout most of my adult life, although in retrospect, I realize now that … Continue reading

March 6, 2015

How data from fitness trackers, medical devices could affect health insurance.

Originally posted on Your Personal Affordable Care Act:
Below is a link to completely clueless reportage about the use of wearables and fitness trackers by Big Brother, er, I mean,…

March 5, 2015
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