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Contributing Editor — Inc.
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Writer, author, on medicine, obesity, tech, & business, for Atlantic, Scientific American, Inc. Blog: Fat&Skinner. Book: WRONG

The Truth about Genetically Modified Food - Scientific American

scientificamerican.com — Proponents of genetically modified crops say the technology is the only way to feed a warming, increasingly populous world. Critics say we tamper with nature at our peril. Who is right? Robert Goldberg sags into his desk chair and gestures at the air. "Frankenstein monsters, things crawling out of the lab," he says.

Infographic: E-cigarette and legal marijuana market growth

inc.com — BRINGING INNOVATION TO MARKET A by-the-numbers look at the growing market for vaping and legal pot. Advertisement Ploom's products appeal to users of both e-cigarettes and legal marijuana, two fast growing-and controversial-markets. Would you sell a product that could be used illegally?

Ploom's Vaporizers Tackle a Marketing Challenge

inc.com — TECHNOLOGY Silicon Valley startup Ploom has a high-tech spin on smoking tobacco (and certain other plants). It also has a huge marketing challenge. Advertisement Here they are," says James Monsees,extracting two smallish white boxes that scream upscale gadget and laying them on the table with a proud grin.

AirStrip Lets Doctors Roam

inc.com — Advertisement AirStrip, an app that lets doctors use their mobile devices to monitor a hospital patient's vital signs remotely, is one of the many mobile technology startups that is helping to cut health care costs under Obamacare. Here's how it works: Vitals To Go This system, developed by AirStrip Technologies in San Antonio, comprises hardware, software, and services, and is FDA approved.

The Startups Saving Health Care

inc.com — Advertisement Three years ago, Sterling Lanier, a serial entrepreneur then running a successful market research firm, got a phone call from a medical researcher he knew at the University of California, San Francisco. The researcher wanted him to help with a pro bono project that involved gathering data on thousands of breast-cancer patients.

Why the Series A Crunch Might Be a Good Thing

inc.com — Ash Rust had good reason to think his start-up would take off. He's a co-founder of SendHub, a start-up that lets companies set up corporate phone systems using their employees' smartphones. In 2012, Rust and co-founder Garrett Johnson raised $2 million in seed funding in two weeks.

The Truth about Genetically Modified Food

scientificamerican.com — See Inside Proponents of genetically modified crops say the technology is the only way to feed a warming, increasingly populous world. Critics say we tamper with nature at our peril. Who is right? Image: KEVIN VAN AELST Video Robert Goldberg sags into his desk chair and gestures at the air.

The Truth about Genetically Modified Food

scientificamerican.com — See Inside Proponents of genetically modified crops say the technology is the only way to feed a warming, increasingly populous world. Critics say we tamper with nature at our peril. Who is right? Image: KEVIN VAN AELST Video Robert Goldberg sags into his desk chair and gestures at the air.

How Junk Food Can End Obesity

theatlantic.com — Late last year, in a small health-food eatery called Cafe Sprouts in Oberlin, Ohio, I had what may well have been the most wholesome beverage of my life. The friendly server patiently guided me to an apple-blueberry-kale-carrot smoothie-juice combination, which she spent the next several minutes preparing, mostly by shepherding farm-fresh produce into machinery.

Innovative Rebel: High-Tech Camera Maker Jim Jannard

Dec 18, 2014

@AnimNutr Adaptation to change is a key issue in these studies--a good example of the importance of how experiments end

Dec 18, 2014

@AnimNutr Good point, 5 weeks is nothing for weightloss outcomes. But maybe enough for heart health indicators?

Dec 18, 2014

Major randomized study: No heart-health benefit to low-carb. Another blow to world's lowest-rated diet ow.ly/G7lna

Dec 09, 2014

@EmilyMasri Probably. Much more rewarding to give people scientific findings they'll like

Dec 08, 2014

Paper: Do moms pass on obesity to kids not via genes, but by supercharging fetal fat cells in utero? @uabSOPH ow.ly/FzQRV

Nov 25, 2014

@jopyrah $300K/year to be cared for there, & zero attention to terminal obesity

Nov 25, 2014

Medicare's free #weightloss counseling used by <1% of eligible; oblivious docs to blame? @KHNews ow.ly/ESLbt

Nov 25, 2014

The (silly?) search for "the" key to resisting temptation @sciam ow.ly/ERjkz, @wsj ow.ly/ERjkA

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