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

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

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.
Jul 05, 2015

RT @MensJournal: America is Burning: Years of climate change, drought, and development have transformed the West into a tinderbox: mjm.ag/1UoOKJJ

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

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

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.
Aug 04, 2014

More propagandist dreck from corporate shills and naysayers who say GMOs are harmless, vaccines are perfectly... fb.me/7xdiYx6Sg

Nov 20, 2014

.@dhfreedman's excellent analysis of the science of GMOs, spiking now on @sciam goo.gl/nDNn0j

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?
May 07, 2014

A Burning Market: E-Cigarettes and Legal Marijuana murph.me/1ue6E4K @inc #startup

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.
May 02, 2014

RT @Inc: How do you sell a product when you can't really say what it does? bit.ly/1fCiulc @dhfreedman @Ploom

May 07, 2014

How Do You Sell a Product When You Can't Really Say What It Does? murph.me/1i6qLsa @inc #startup

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.
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Aug 22, 2015

Is science broken? Not exactly, explains this excellent but troubling article by @cragcrest HT @iMeluny ow.ly/Reuz5

Aug 20, 2015

McDs booted fr Cleveland Clinic. True, McD eaters make poor choices. But what w CC put in to fix that? Chipotle? ow.ly/R9oJz

Aug 19, 2015

Great to see another B-school prof get press for reinventing Skinner 101: Prompt & reinforce #behavior #aba ow.ly/R5PKG

Aug 18, 2015

A simple idea to fight diabetes, obesity: teach kids what a 2000-cal/day diet looks like ow.ly/R2BOh

Aug 18, 2015

Study: Lifetime #health risks up to 52% higher for teens with unmet #healthcare needs ow.ly/R2Irj

Aug 17, 2015

Everyone's swallowing NYTimes Amazon piece, but feels biased, distorted. Here's a 1st counterpoint ow.ly/R0uCY

Aug 15, 2015

@tdoubleeman @smarfdoc Lo-fat was sexy before the gurus went gaga for lo-carb. I say fit & healthy is sexy, however you do it

Aug 15, 2015

When studies find lo-carb beats lo-fat, advice is go lo-carb. Now that lo-fat wins, advice is (wisely) "do whatever works"

Aug 15, 2015

A simple behavior adjustment to reduce food cravings--& some will find it fun ow.ly/QWd4x

Aug 14, 2015

More mixed findings re fats ow.ly/QUZPO ow.ly/QUZPP. Bottom line: Go ez, esp'ly for weight (2x cal/g of carbs!)


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