Blog archive:

March 2017

Freedom from the vortex

What the hell is water?

40 minutes

Things you can control right now

What's with all the arrows?

You can't use drugs to "prevent" diabetes

How to be a stoic

Cycling in Kansas doesn't suck

Crank up the bass

March 3, 2017 links to health

March 8, 2017 links to health

March 10, 2017 links to health

March 15, 2017 links to health

March 17, 2017 links to health

March 20, 2017 links to health

March 27, 2017 links to health

March 29, 2017 links to health

March 31, 2017 links to health

April 2017

How else can you crank up the bass?

Guest post! The Archetype of 21st Century Medicine, by Stephanie Shirey, MS1

Go to church, you heathens, and adopt a perspective of abundance

My March 2017 WAMPO presentations

Social media is designed to be a time suck

Here's to the MAMILs

April 6, 2017 links to health

April 10, 2017 links to health

April 18, 2017 links to health

April 21, 2017 links to health

April 26, 2017 links to health

April 28, 2017 links to health

May 2017

Read some fiction. It's good for you

Community Health Workers are coming to make you better

Wichita has a bike share!

Social media is a set of common platforms to draw out our worst tendencies

May 2, 2017 links to health

May 10, 2017 links to health

May 28, 2017 links to health

June 2017

The 2016 Dirty Kanza 200: a look back

RIP Warner Blackburn: sadness at the Dirty Kanza

 

June 2, 2017 links to health

June 6, 2017 links to health

JUNE 9, 2017 BETTER LIVING THROUGH HYPERLINKS: ALCOHOL AND YOUR HIPPOCAMPUS, EATING LATE IS BAD FOR YOU, AND STOP IT WITH THE HCG

JUNE 13, 2017 LINKS TO CONFIRM MY PRE-EXISTING BIASES: NO INSULIN, NO BG CHECKS AND THE CANCER RISK OF PHYSICAL INACTIVITY AND DIET

JUNE 15, 2017 LASER LINKS: DRONES FOR CARDIAC ARREST, AIRCRAFT NOISE AND BLOOD PRESSURE, AND BMI'S EFFECT ON FETAL MALFORMATIONS

JUNE 22ND LINKS FOR NOW, NOT LATER: DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM, BRAIN POWER FROM ACTIVITY IN KIDS, AND DAPAGLIFOZIN AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY

JUNE 26, 2017 LINKS TO HEALTH: SOCIAL ISOLATION AFTER 40 AND DOCTOR MEAT ADVICE

July 2017

DON'T WANNA SEE THE SAUSAGE LINKS MADE, JULY 7, 2017: NEW ENDOCRINE SOCIETY STATEMENT ON OBESITY PATHOGENESIS AND THE DANGER (DANGER!) OF PLACENTA CAPSULES (PLACENTA CAPSULES?)

SUPER FOUR-PACK OF LINKS JULY 11, 2017: THE FIVE PERCENT AND HEALTHCARE MONEY, VIDEO GAME ADDICTION, EXERCISE TO PREVENT DIABETES, ACTIVITY INEQUALITY, AND EVIL COCONUT OIL

LINKS FOR JULY 17, 2017: OPEN STREETS, PLACEBO DIETS, HAIR DYES AND CANCER RISK, THE SEDGWICK COUNTY CHIP, BAD SLEEP AND JUNK FOOD, AND THE LENGTHENING OF YOUR LIFE WITH DIETARY CHOICES

Tyler Cowen and Atul Gawande for your listening pleasure

LINKS FOR JULY 24, 2017: ATHLETES AND THEIR PEE HABITS, MOBILE FARMERS' MARKETS, AND SURGERY AS A PLACEBO

LINKS FOR JULY 25, 2017: COOKING OIL, SAVING LIVES IN NEW JERSEY BY RAISING THE SMOKING AGE, AND THE CULT OF STATIN DENIAL

LINKS FOR JULY 27, 2017: LEAD LEVELS AND CRIME, CTE, HAPPINESS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY, AND THE FDA'S CHEESE PROBLEM

MONDAY, JULY 31 LINK-O-RAMA: GOOD NEIGHBORING, CTE, MYSTERIOUS ILLNESSES, AND DRUG-SMUGGLING MEXICAN ULTRAMARATHONERS

August 2017

Diabetes testing is for the [puppies and hoglets and billies]?

Links for Wednesday, August 2, 2017: death of the high-top, marijuana makes you stupid, and spending money only makes you so happy

LINKS FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017: ROBOT SOCCER, WEIGHT WATCHERS CAN'T PIVOT ITS MESSAGE, OVERUSE OF BACK SURGERY IN PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES, AND NON-LECTURE BASED MEDICAL SCHOOL

LINKS FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017: BEANS OVER BEEF AND BEAUTIFUL TOUR DE FRANCE PICS

HORMONAL DISEASES IN LITERATURE

LINKS FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017: JUG HANDLES FOR CYCLISTS, LOVE IS VEGETABLES, SUGARY DRINKS ON CHILDREN'S MENUS, AND SANE INVESTING

LINKS TO HEALTH FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017: LAENNEC AND HIS STETHOSCOPE, RICH PEOPLE LOVE ENDURANCE SPORTS, THE HEALTH OF ELITE ATHLETES, AND MYTHICAL DRUG EXPIRATION DATES

THE LOWER-RANKED YOUR DOCTOR'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, THE MORE LIKELY HE'LL WRITE YOU A NARCOTIC PRESCRIPTION

LINKS FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017: AMBUCS, PINK SLIME, WELLNESS OVER WEIGHT LOSS, AND CONGESTION-FREE TRANSIT

LINKS FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017: HIPPO MEAT, BETTER AIR FROM MORE CYCLING (AND FEWER CARS), MARK TWAIN CYCLING, AND CRISPR PIGS

FOLLOW-UP ON MEDICAL SCHOOL RANK AND NARCOTIC PRESCRIPTIONS

WEEKEND LINKS FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017: POST-APOCALYPTIC RIO, MONEY MAKES THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET WORK, DNA TESTING MAY NOT CHANGE BEHAVIOR, AND THE FOLLY OF CLEAN EATING

HAPPY ECLIPSE DAY!

LINKS FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017: METFORMIN REFRAMED AS WONDER DRUG, CANE VS BEET SUGAR, AND MEDICINE AS AN INEFFICIENT TIME SUCK

HOW TO MAKE YOUR BB30 BOTTOM BRACKET STOP CREAKING

SHOULD A PHARMACIST BE A BIGGER PART OF YOUR PRACTICE?

LINKS FOR AUGUST 30, 2017: SELF-PROPELLED CYCLISTS, WHAT MAKES LIFE WORTH LIVING, AND GOOGLE'S DEPRESSION TEST

WE SHOULD BE USING MORE OUT-OF-OFFICE BLOOD PRESSURE READINGS

September 2017

ONCE MORE TO THE LAKE FOR LABOR DAY

LINKS FOR SEPTEMBER 1, 2017: BUILDING A BETTER BLOCK, FOOTBALL BROADCASTER CRISIS OF CONSCIENCE, KIBBUTZING FOR HAPPINESS, MELDONIUM, STEM CELL CLINICS, FSH, AND WHOPPERCOIN

LINKS FOR SEPT 5, 2017: BOOKS BY THE FOOT, CHILIS, MCDONALDS AS COMMUNITY CENTER, AND RADIOLOGY JOB SECURITY

LINKS FOR SEPTEMBER 11, 2017: INSECT BURGERS, LESSONS FROM THE PURE STUDY, DEATH ROW FOOD, AND PLASTIC IN THE WATER

LINKS FOR SEPTEMBER 12, 2017: LITTLE LIBRARY LOCATOR, KERRY TO CANNONDALE'S RESCUE, BIKE MANNERS IN CHINA, AND ICT FLASH DINE

"THE GREATEST FAVOR YOU CAN DO IS...PUT AWAY YOUR PHONE."

IS IT TOO EARLY FOR A HALLOWEEN READING LIST?

LINKS FOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2017: MALE INFERTILITY "CRISIS," ADRENAL FATIGUE, THE HORROR OF GOOP, AND WATER>ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS

LINKS FOR SEPTEMBER 18, 2017: AMERICAN SPERM, MOVEMENT IS LIFE, NEIGHBORHOODS AND VASCULAR DISEASE RISK, AND TAIWANESE FRUIT GHOSTS

ARE TRIATHLONS DANGEROUS?

LINKS FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017: HOW TO READ A CHOCOLATE BAR LABEL, NOTHING'S STOPPING YOU FROM DELETING FACEBOOK, AND AMISH SMARTPHONES

LINKS FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017: PENNYWISE AS A MCDONALD'S SHILL, HEALTHCARE AS A RIGHT, VITAMIN D AND FALLS

October 2017

CIRCLING THE PARKING LOT = CIRCLING THE DRAIN

WE HAVE A NEW PAGE: RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS

LINKS FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017: NO THYROID TESTING IN OBESE KIDS, WHERE "BLADE RUNNER" CAME FROM, UBER AND DRUNK DRIVING, AND BLAZING FAST CITI BIKES

WHAT DO WE DO WITH A FREE TESTOSTERONE?

LINKS FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017: ANABOLIC STEROIDS ARE TERRIBLE FOR YOU, SPOON FOR HEALTH, AND TABLETOP DEVICES IN RESTAURANTS

LINKS FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017: FORD'S SOY-PLASTIC CAR AND US-THEMED UK CHICKEN SHACKS

LINKS FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017: SNAP TO KEEP SENIORS HOME, EVERY-OTHER-DAY IRON, HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL'S DECLINE

GOOD NEIGHBORING IS GOOD MEDICINE. I'M CERTAIN OF IT.

YOUR TICKET BUYS A WHOLE SEAT, BUT YOU'LL ONLY NEED THE EDGE

HOW DO WE ENGAGE PHYSICIANS IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT? NOT WITH MONEY OR GUILT

LINKS FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017: LEONARDO AND THE AORTIC VALVE, E-BIKE SMACKDOWN IN NYC, CANDY CORN IS DISGUSTING BUT INTERESTING, AND MCDONALDS TAKES PHONES AWAY

LINKS FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017: WALKABILITY AND CITY GROWTH, EATING ALONE IS BAD FOR YOU, BMX IS BACK, AND DIET AVOCADOS

THE GINGERBREAD MAN: AN ISTORY

November 2017

LINKS FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017: WHY AMSTERDAM WORKS FOR BIKES, DIRTY MUSTACHES, DOCKLESS BIKE SHARING, WEIRD FERTILITY QUOTES, AND MENSTRUAL SYNCHRONY

LINKS FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017: HACKING THE GENOME, AMMONIA IN THE NFL, AND COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS FOR HYPERTENSION

SHOULD YOUNG, HEALTHY PEOPLE WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES TAKE STATINS?

MADONNA WAS FRAMED IN BODY OF EVIDENCE. IT'S SUPER HARD TO KILL SOMEBODY WITH SEX.

LINKS FOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017: THE NEW DEFINITION OF HYPERTENSION, PREVENTING BIKE ACCIDENTS BY DRIVING, PODCAST BRAIN-FRY, AND WEBSIDE MANNER

LINKS FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017: MORE ON THE NEW HTN GUIDELINE, GYMNASTICS COACHES THROWING ROBOT SHADE, THE LAST IRON LUNGS, GERMANY BANS SMARTWATCHES, AND RAYMOND CHANDLER HATED US HEALTHCARE