Understanding science

Learn more about how to improve your understanding of science, including interpreting research, and the science (and pseudoscience) behind it.

What can you prove?

If that weren’t enough to set me off, consider the overall weakness of this study, and the choice of the word “proven” borders on journalistic manslaughter.

Qualy #6 – What are the best lab tests to request specifically for longevity?

Today’s episode of The Qualys is from podcast #04 – AMA #1: alcohol, best lab tests, wearables, finding the right…

My view on wearables

What gets measured gets managed?

Red meat, cancer, push-ups, and CVD

Groundhog Day (GD) came and went last month — and sure enough — 2019 has already brought a bounty of emails and Tweets from concerned folks wondering if red meat is going to kill them (again).

#37 – Zubin Damania, M.D.: Revolutionizing healthcare one hilariously inspiring video at a time

“The idea that you can optimize a particular regiment to the goals of that unique patient is the foundation of what we call Health 3.0.” —Zubin Damania

The art and science of screen time

This article is about a topic that keeps me up at night (if Twitter hasn’t already done a sufficient job)

The placebo effect

New research is zeroing in on a biochemical basis for the placebo effect — possibly opening a Pandora’s box for Western medicine.

Reading, resveratrol, and coffee

On a lighter note (although likely a more contentious topic than the aforementioned Nature paper), I provided my current morning coffee ritual on Instagram

1 in 10 people lack access to clean water

There are a lot of things that I find “unacceptable” on a daily basis, but situations like this help put things in perspective.

This Bud’s for you? Don’t mix alcohol with epidemiology

“It all comes down to the way we used to study drinking,” the article starts.

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