Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Changing Mores, As Seen Through advertising

This is a great Post about how advertising has reflected what we as a society find aceptable.

As it says, watching this ad is one minute of your life you'll thoroughly enjoy.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Why medical research isn't as useful to you as it could be

LA Times health blog: Only 32% of medication studies compare the drug in question to already available treatments, rather than just placebo. And only 11% compared the drugs to non-pharma based treatments, like surgery or lifestyle changes. For evidence-based medicine (let alone cheaper healthcare) to work, stuff like this has gotta get fixed. (Via Steve Silberman)

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Saturday, February 13, 2010