In past lives I've been news editor at DNAinfo Chicago, digital editor at the Lawrence Journal-World, covered Cook County government and public health for two dead rags, reported on the 2008 presidential campaign for MTV and worked as Web producer for the Chicago Reader.
Would you pay $72.99 for a 100 percent acrylic hat with the logos of both your favorite hockey team and the Winter Classic, the NHL's annual nostalgia/money grab? No, you wouldn't, because you are not an insane person with no impulse control. How about $52.49, the cut-rate bargain the hats are going for now?
Over the last decade, reorganisation of UK lung cancer services has led to a trebling in resection rate at our institution to about 25%. Combined with our high rate of lung cancer diagnosis and targets for rapid investigation and treatment this has dramatically increased the number of detailed lung function tests required.
Today I learned the vice-presidential debate happened last night. Actually, I watched the debate. I posted some witty tweets about it. I've read recaps of it, dinging Tim Kaine's frenetic interruptions and Mike Pence's stoic non-defense-defense of Donald Trump. But today I saw an Instagram post from a local NPR affiliate promoting its vice-presidential debate bingo card.