Today is the end of an era folks. Lipitor, the #1 selling branded medication in the world is going off patent. This means, instead of the $115 a month Pfizer has been charging, it is now a race toward the bottom for generic manufacturers to produce and sell it for hopefully $4 a month. Despite Lipitor’s wild popularity, as you can see below, either 96 … Continue reading

Hany Farid has come up with a nice solution to solve that self-esteem problem so many of us face when we see photos of beautiful people in magazines– use a computer algorithm to grade how much photoshop altering was used and mandate that every altered image is labeled with this grade. Level 1 is minute changes and 5 is fabricated fantasy. This of course won’t … Continue reading

All 370,000 road fatalities between 2001 and 2009 in the US. My hope is that one day automobiles will be as safe as flying. This is one of the largest health issues in America that we seem to forget. Life expectancy is one of the most important health metrics we use. Life expectancy for a population is significantly reduced when young people are disproportionately killed. … Continue reading

External link to The Business About My Breasts – Forbes

The Business About My Breasts – Forbes

nedhepburn: Susannah is an amazing writer. Four days ago she was diagnosed with breast cancer. This is her recollection of the events of that day and the appointments leading up to it.  It’s weird, I guess, to go through life thinking something like this won’t happen to you – that everyone is impervious to such things. And then it happens to someone as verbose and … Continue reading The Business About My Breasts – Forbes

I wonder if instead of putting disgusting photos of cancer on cigarette boxes, we legislated that all ex-smokers were taxidermied with a cigarette hanging out of their mouth, they’d quit? P.S. I almost bought this in London. Made me laugh, especially how life-like it is in real life. (by WurzelForum®) Continue reading