I'm happy to report breaking news from a good friend of the Tracker, Gary Schwitzer, who for years has rivaled (more likely, exceeded!) the Tracker in the ferocity with which he attacks bad medical reporting.
From his email this morning:
I can't quite divulge details yet, but after 17 months with no funding for this project, I will announce new funding for this project probably the next time I write you - in December. Many plans in the works for 2015.
Schwitzer, a former medical
Toyoda Ruff's son, a freshman honor student, had just crossed the 300-pound mark, and she was taking him to a children's weight-loss clinic. At 270 pounds, her husband wanted to lose weight, too. And Toyoda wanted to change the way she ate.
Could the answer be the new Whole Foods that had just opened in Detroit?
That's just one of the questions Tracie McMillan asks in a fascinating piece in Slate published in cooperation with the Food and Environment Reporting Network, an independent,
You're forgiven if you didn't know that MIT has a football team. When I went to school there, it didn't.
Not only does it have a football team--it has a very successful one. The MIT Engineers were undefeated this season, and the team won its first playoff game in Bangor, Me. Saturday with two breathtaking plays: An MIT field goal with less than a minute to play that extended the game into overtime. And a "spectacular" touchdown pass in overtime, according to the MIT athletic department.
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