Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Here is further scientific evidence that our cognitive function when elderly is conditioned by how we use our brains as we grow up.  Spending all day stoned on a couch? That bodes poorly for your ability to…

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/15/opinion/pursuit-of-the-whistle-blowers.html?_r=1&src=recg Editorial Pursuit of the Whistle-Blowers Published: February 14, 2012 A federal lawsuit filed against the Food and Drug Administration raises disturbing questions about whether the agency retaliated against whistle-blowers for trying to warn Congress that medical devices were being…
Publish and Perish

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:    Publication is not easy.  Read this amazing account http://www.scribd.com/doc/18773744/null  and pay attention to the recommendations at the end.     Then enjoy this gem about how the peer-review process stiffles creativity and progress. Why are modern scientists so dull?…
Confused about healh care reform compromises?  Follow the money…

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