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

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

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.
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May 27, 2015

Slamming fastfood all-natural pandering, distracts fr real problem: fattening! @RosePastore @FastCompany ow.ly/NuT82

May 26, 2015

MT @yumitolesson: #Obesity is becoming a serious problem in #Japan. What the government is doing to prevent it bit.ly/1z9m4bx

May 25, 2015

RT @tesolgeek: Standing Desks Coming To Schools, To Cure Obesity & Increase Attention Spans buff.ly/1HFjMGd

May 25, 2015

NYTimes on fraudulent studies. Unmentioned: No one hypes those original "findings" more than the Times ow.ly/NpC1D

May 23, 2015

RT @DrMollyWaring: Nudging Consumers toward Better Food Choices: Policy Approaches to Changing Behavior onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ma…

May 23, 2015

Brain study: We choose foods that elicit stronger memories. (Or is it we best remember foods we like?) ow.ly/Nla0g

May 23, 2015

When did Huffpost health blogs devolve to goofy infomercials? "Click here for secret to fast ez weightloss!" ow.ly/NkQKR

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