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The ‘Food Babe’: A Taste of Her Own Medicine

By Mark Aaron Alsip via The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry – CSI

Vani Hari (the “Food Babe”) has built quite a following for herself since her 2011 debut, with nearly one million followers on Facebook and a new book release in February 2015. 363 more words


Feeding On Our Fears

Feeding on our fears,

Our bones ripe for the picking,

Vultures every one.

Everyday a new horror

New people, places and things.

You must be gifted… 95 more words


Diminishing Distress Dials Down Diabetes

I recently ran across this article on Diabetes Hub which describes two important studies which correlate distress with poorer outcomes for people coping with diabetes.  The first of these studies involved a randomized trial of 150 women with uncontrolled diabetes.  557 more words

Carly Fiorina Actually Said This

“And so, I’ll say, ‘Do you know what the Democratic position is?’ Most people don’t, by the way. The Democratic policy is any abortion, any time, for any reason at any point in a woman’s pregnancy, right up until the last minute, to be paid by taxpayers.”


Slutty Sluts

The Art of Disagreeing: Climate Change

I’m going to propose an audacious idea and disagree with popular held opinions on Climate Change. Hold your tomatoes and let me explain. Pope Francis came out last week with an Encyclical (Papal document) on the environment. 870 more words

Theology And Culture

STL Moms: Scaring kids might not be the best way to teach them

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Are scare tactics the best way to promote healthy behaviors? Pediatrician Kathleen Brchelmann with St. Louis Children’s Hospital is here this morning with advice to care not scare. 108 more words

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Dispelling the Doom and Gloom

There have been some scary newspaper articles and television interviews about what happens if the voters do not approve ” ANY Levy”. The $995,000.00 is ” A Levy” Do you see the difference here? 463 more words