Tag: research

No, You Really REALLY Don’t Need To Eat Breakfast

No, You Really REALLY Don’t Need To Eat Breakfast

Oh dear, it’s observational study oops time again: Causation and conclusions are drawn, where only loose associations and interesting hypotheses emerge. Meanwhile, the media hubbub may be harmful to your health. The headlines blare: “Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds”. […]

Hatred Is a Disease. What Is the Cure?

Hatred Is a Disease. What Is the Cure?

Hatred is spreading like an epidemic across the country. Just this past week, the United States has had another horrific mass shooting, and multiple attempted assassinations. The shooter targeted Jewish Americans at a synagogue; the mail bomber targeted prominent Democrats. What do the alleged perpetrators […]

Caffeine, Wonder Drug

Caffeine, Wonder Drug

I came across this nifty research review article while writing a post for Harvard Health Blog. Ah, caffeine. What a fascinating little chemical! Don’t feel like reading an eighteen-page scientific paper? Here’s the gist of it: Anything you thought your cup of coffee was doing […]