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Dr. John Ioannidis Exposes the Bad Science of Colleagues

Dr. John Ioannidis Exposes the Bad Science of Colleagues
theatlantic.com — Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong. So why are doctors-to a striking extent-still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice? Dr. John Ioannidis has spent his career challenging his peers by exposing their bad science.

A Plan to Fix the Obesity Crisis

A Plan to Fix the Obesity Crisis
scientificamerican.com — Science has identified four steps to losing weight that can improve the odds of success THIS IS A PREVIEW. to access the full article.Already purchased this issue? Sign In Obesity is a national health crisis-that much we know. If current trends continue, it will soon surpass smoking in the U.S.

America Is Burning: The Fight Against Wildfires Gets Real

America Is Burning: The Fight Against Wildfires Gets Real
mensjournal.com — Traffic jams are a fact of life in Southern California. But few motorists have seen the likes of the one that stranded thousands of vehicles in May on Interstate 5 near San Marcos, about 35 miles north of San Diego.

Inside NASA's New $18-Billion Deep-Space Rocket

Inside NASA's New $18-Billion Deep-Space Rocket
scientificamerican.com — Is NASA's Space Launch System a flying piece of congressional pork or our best shot at getting humans to deep space? or THIS IS A PREVIEW. subscribe to access the full article.Already a subscriber or purchased this issue? Sign In Deep inside a giant but little known NASA facility, crews have for years been staging elaborately faked space missions.

GM Foods on Trial

GM Foods on Trial
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? THIS IS A PREVIEW. to access the full article.Already purchased this issue? Sign In Robert Goldberg sags into his desk chair and gestures at the air.

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Autopsies

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Autopsies
discovermagazine.com — 1 Until the Renaissance, understanding of human anatomy was based on the dissection of animals, with human autopsies considered an affront in virtually all cultures. 2 Italy's University of Bologna became the first institution to use forensic autopsies, approving them in the 14th century to settle legal questions about cause of death.

The Truth about Genetically Modified Food - Scientific American

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

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

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

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.
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Dec 23, 2015

How the US fast-food capital lost a million pounds ow.ly/Wgpbb

Dec 15, 2015

Calling patients "consumers" doesn't make buying #healthcare like buying a car ow.ly/VTLMb @hiltzikm

Dec 06, 2015

All-natural diet can't hurt--except when it leaves u mentally ill, rheumatic, ulcerous & dead at 44. httpow.ly/VyfK9

Dec 04, 2015

Confused claim: We can't fix obesity w behavior change, only by "improving food system" ow.ly/VuxU1

Dec 01, 2015

We don't know how to do simple voting polls. Imagine the challenge of discerning population diet & health. httpow.ly/VljX0

Nov 25, 2015

NY subway map shows calories burned by walking btwn stations ow.ly/V3Xso

Nov 24, 2015

Study: For those at risk for a particular cardiac disorder, exercise may hasten onset ow.ly/V2yQm


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