Is Obesity a Disease?

Obesity is a complex and mufti-layered issue with implications for public health, insurance policies, federal oversight, social stigmatization, and the economy. Jack Collins from Academic Earth shared this great video highlighting the cost of obesity and how it impacts our global economy. Collins and his colleagues claim that, "65% of the world’s population live in …

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Between Today and Tomorrow: An Unexpected Award

It's New Year's Eve and the hours are counting down before we ring in 2013 and take a step towards a brand new year. I have one more thing to share before the year is out. 2012 was a challenge in so many ways. My leap of faith to create this site has opened my …