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Fat Tuesday: Insidious Weight Bias

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Obesidade.jpg Ed. note: This blog originally appeared on http://sleightsofmind.com/blog. I just want to thank you all for being so even-minded and fair when it comes to your attitudes about fat people...

April 2, 2013 — Stephen L. Macknik

China Reports More Cases of Rare H7N9 Bird Flu

Health officials in China reported Tuesday that four more people had developed H7N9 avian influenza, bringing to seven the total number who have been infected with this particular strain, which has never been seen before in humans...

April 2, 2013 — Christine Gorman

Doctor, what would you do if you were me?

“Effectiveness” is at the forefront of the health policy debate. Effectiveness is the assessment of whether any particular medical intervention actually advantages patients when prescribed in practice settings...

April 2, 2013 — Dr. Nortin M. Hadler

An interview with Neal Stephenson

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Neal_Stephenson_2008_crop.jpg Neal Stephenson is the author of numerous books of speculative, historical, and science fiction, including Anathem , which we will review this Friday...

April 1, 2013 — Stephen L. Macknik

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