For those who are sensitive about being overweight, I would make the point that weight is only one of many risk factors. Blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol level, family history, how much you exercise, and what you eat are all crucial factors to your health.
About: Dr. Patrick Neustatter
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A post about the statistical numbers that will allow you to make good decisions about medical interventions.
How claims of efficacy of medical marijuana are based on shaky evidence, but questioning the dogma of nedding to put it through clinical trials.
Medicines are a double-edged sword, causing adverse reactions as well as desired effects. Prescription decisions must be about risks versus rewards.