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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 39, 2018

September 21 - September 27, 2018 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs I've been Gooped! by James Marriot “as I walked in it struck me that this was the sort of place where I should keep my views about the all-curative properties of Lemsip to myself.” https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/james-marriott-i-dont-actually-have... Corporate sponsorship diverts research and distorts public policy, report finds by Christopher Knaus “Bias in the research agenda can produce results that support only certain policy responses to tackle pressing public health p

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 38, 2018

September 14 - September 20, 2018 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong by Michael Hobbes “Years from now, we will look back in horror at the counterproductive ways we addressed the obesity epidemic and the barbaric ways we treated fat people—long after we knew there was a better path.’ https://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/everything-you-know-about-obesity-is-wrong/ British Science Festival: The Weight of Expectation by Alan Barker “Our approach to obesity, he says, is unfair, ineffective and ne

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 37, 2018

September 7 - September 13, 2018 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs Opinion: Are We Being Misled About Precision Medicine? by Liz Szabo “Hospitals promote their precision-medicine programs by showcasing the stories of long-term survivors. Companies that sell the tests that look for mutations ...highlight only the best-case scenarios.Against this backdrop of hope and desperation, how are patients supposed to make informed decisions?” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/11/opinion/cancer-genetic-testing-precision-medicine.html Body Positive Fitness in

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 36, 2018

August 31 - September 6, 2018 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs Fat-Shaming The Pregnant: How The Medical Community Fails Overweight Moms by Brianna Snyder “medical professionals are not immune to society’s tendency to disrespect fat people. The stigmatizing message many heavy women get in the doctor’s office is that by their own poor decision-making, they have put themselves and their unborn children in danger.” https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/fat-shaming-pregnant-overweight-moms_us_5b89a872e4b0511db3d872a9 Families 'can't afford to fo

 

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