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Another Chapter of “Bad” Foods (Not) Making Kids Fat | Junkfood Science
Sandy Szwarc reviews a study that investigated whether young children adjust how much they eat depending on the calorie content in the foods consumed.
Sara Ost of Healthbolt and I Will Blog for Health | Eye on DNA
Guest blogger Sara Ost of Healthbolt shares 7 essential steps for non-experts blogging about expert things.
The Hand of the Beholder | Musings of a Distractible Mind
Dr. Rob shows us that the “perfect child” is simply a matter of perspective.
Coley’s Cancer-Killing Concoction | Damn Interesting
I stumbed across this on Digg a few weeks ago and thought it was interesting. The advent of immunotherapy and the use of bacterial vaccines in the treatment of cancer.
Nursing and Web 2.0 | Universal Health
N=1 considers the absence of blogs written by nurses in research and academia.
Scientific Advancements of the Future | Blah, Blah! Technology
Wayne Smallman at Blah! Blah! Technology imagines a future where nano-mechanical devices, deriving their power directly from blood flow, replace external wireless communication devices and literally become a part of our body. And you thought the iPhone was cool!
When Do Foods Really Go Bad? | Mark’s Daily Apple
Sell by date? Leftovers? Mark’s Daily Apple reviews how long certain foods really last.