Sunday, February 12, 2006
- NYT: The Lowdown on Sweet?
- Excerpt: In The Lowdown on Sweet?, an article describing an Italian researcher's findings that aspartame (aka Nutrasweet) can cause cancer in rats we read: In an analysis of 166 articles published in medical journals from 1980 to 1985, Dr. Ralph G. Walton, a professor of psychiatry at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine found that all 74 studies that were financed by the industry attested...
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
- Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
- Excerpt: I managed to walk and hike nearly ten miles a day when we were in Ireland with nary a problem other than exhaustion. On the penultimate hike I decided to cut out early after I noticed my right ankle flexing sort of weirdly in a pre-twist way. I came to the conclusion that taking a taxi to Kenmare was easier than proving my I...
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
- What's your Walk Score?
- Excerpt: Walkscore is a Google Maps mashup that reports the "walkability" of a given address, in an effort to get people walking more instead of hopping in the damn car and driving to the corner to get coffee.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
- Helping some friends with the Avon Walk For Breast Cancer
- Excerpt: Please consider sponsoring some friends of mine in the Washington, DC Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.