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Tipping Points

March 6, 2013


I live in one of those places where tourism is a significant part of the economy. At this very moment, people all over the world are booking flights and reserving hotel rooms so they can devote a fraction of their summer to experiencing life in this exotic location. Not that this location is all that […]

Unsolved Mystery: Drug Commercials

June 17, 2010


I don’t watch much television, but when I do I’m always stunned by the number of commercials for different kinds of drugs. Where did all of these conditions and syndromes come from? And most surprising: how did I get so many of them? Dry eyes, heartburn, insomnia, back pain, fatigue, restless legs, overactive bladder. I […]