Mass Confusion

Only a fool would discount his doctor’s opinion: and only a fool would do whatever his doctor told him without wise consideration.

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I’m Ok, You’re Ok

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity. ― Dale Carnegie Every morning I get a slew of articles on health. I read them when I have time, which unfortunately is not often these days. But today there […]

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Ask Fatty Felicity II

Welcome to Ask Fatty Felicity, the write-in column where you get to ask all your burning questions about Fat, Diet, and the Meaning of Life! Today’s Burning Questions:

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Don’t Give Up The Fat!

The rate of cardiovascular disease suffered by both rural and urban Chinese males is almost indistinguishable from the rate experienced by American males, while the rates…for both rural and urban Chinese women is significantly higher than those suffered by American females….The notion that the Chinese don’t have disease of the heart…is what we like to […]

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What’s In Your Fridge

May your phone never run out of battery and your refrigerator never run out of food. –Ancient Cathodic Blessing Here’s what’s in mine after a month’s meat order arrived and two weeks of grocery stocking: Coconut milk–1 gallon Mascarpone–2 pounds Creme Fraiche–35 ounces Greek yogurt–25 ounces Coconut oil–.5 quarts Soda water–10-15 cans Eggs–94 Bacon–4 1/2 […]

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Stuff and Bother

It was the year my Aunt Clara went to visit her cousin. Now, her cousin was not only gifted on the glockenspiel, but being a screech owl, also sang soprano in the London Opera. –Owl The long silence has been due to illness. I got the flu and it was just too much to blog […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly II

I’ve always thought that explaining how science goes wrong is the best way to explain how science really works. There is a beauty in the clever ways that trials can be rigged by design, and it speaks to the reasons we do trials in the first place: because we want them to be fair test […]

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