Saturday, February 25, 2017

That Can't Be Healthy

For African-American strivers, hypertension and other health problems may be linked to racism, not race.
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VICE + TONIC
A Letter From Today's Guest Editor
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VICE's health site Tonic is curating the Digg frontpage. Read a note from their editor
ONE STEP FORWARD...
SUCCESS IS RELATIVE
Why Succeeding Against The Odds Can Make You Sick
nytimes.com
For African-American strivers, hypertension and other health problems may be linked to racism, not race.
MEDUCATION
I Tried To Get Off Ativan
tonic.vice.com
And learned some dark shit in the process.
CHILLS
Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream
highline.huffingtonpost.com
The dangerous culture of sexual hostility hiding within America's national parks and forests.
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Better Than White Strips And Cheaper Than Dentist Visits
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LONG TIME COMING
SUCKERS
We're All Guinea Pigs In A Failed Decades-Long Diet Experiment
tonic.vice.com
"The change in dietary advice to promote low-fat foods is perhaps the biggest mistake in modern medical history."
OLD PEOPLE RULE
Creative Until You Die
features.hollywoodreporter.com
In an industry rife with ageism, don't ask these luminaries — from Betty White to Don Rickles, Dick Van Dyke to Jerry Lewis, all of them still artistically active in the industry — if they want to stop working. Says Cloris Leachman, "F— you."
MIND YOUR MIND
Runs In The Family
newyorker.com
New findings about schizophrenia rekindle old questions about genes and identity.
MAKING THE HARD CHOICES
GENIUSES
The Improvisational Oncologist
nytimes.com
In an era of rapidly proliferating, precisely targeted treatments, every cancer case has to be played by ear.
CONFESSIONS FROM THE ER
When Your Patient Is A Murderer
tonic.vice.com
It was impossible to reconcile the woman on the gurney with what she had done.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
FIGHTING WORDS
Running Is The Worst Way To Get Fit
digg.com
If you want to be in shape, skip the 10K training and sprint — but don't jog — to the nearest weight room.
Here's to a healthy (work-free, preferably) weekend!

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