Shut up and sip your coffee – says Slate
Friday gems – in case you missed them
Skinny jeans & nerve damage case studies have haunted me throughout my career
Calling avocado a miracle food wasn’t enough; now a cancer buster?
Coverage of FDA’s trans fat decision a high-water mark for health journalism
Questions about Mayo Clinic deal with Minneapolis TV station
The dad bod: doughy ideal or dangerous health risk?
CDC, Sandman, and finding an “honest” appraisal of e-cigarettes
Five-star Friday – backs, brains, bedtime & more
A flawed news release, and the resulting coverage, of a study on breastfeeding and leukemia