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 worldโ€™s population live in …

I’m Over Over-Analyzing Coffee

"Five or six cups of coffee a day linked to metabolic syndrome, weight gain..." "Coffee drinking tied to lower risk for rare liver disease..." "Research suggests coffee may increase diabetes risk..." "The vast majority of those studies have shown a benefit of coffee on the prevention of diabetes..." Is it any wonder that people are …