I … may have mentioned no-knead bread once or twice before. My method has roots in the NYT/The Minimalist recipe, but I’ve eliminated several steps over time, and am still happy with the results. This recipe is wonderful for people… Read More ›
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Colbert’s “Cheating Death” segment usually contains some quality snark. This particular piece opens with a satire on hormones being pushed to women throughout the lifecycle.
Then, starting at 2:10:
Stephen Colbert: “Next up: Heart Health. Folks: Drugs called “statins” are effective in lowering cholesterol. That’s why I crush statins on my bacon chilli corndogs. But a study unveiled Sunday shows that when taken preventively, the statin drug Crestor dramatically reduces the risk of heart attack, even in people with normal cholesterol. This is a great breakthrough in the battle to find things to prescribe to people who don’t need them.
But, of course, some Hippocratic oafs don’t wanna prescribe it.
Health insurance for women is being denied, or premium-loaded, in the wake of the Cesarean section upsurge. The New York Times reports “After Caesareans, Some Women See Higher Insurance Cost”: When the Golden Rule Insurance Company rejected her application for… Read More ›
Morris Davis, former chief prosecutor for the military commissions at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, op-eds for the New York Times: My policy as the chief prosecutor for the military commissions at Guantánamo was that evidence derived through waterboarding was off limits…. Read More ›