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Who Owns the Overweight Problem?

Everybody worries about a chubby child.  Thin parents and overweight parents, especially those who suffered from fat-kid syndrome themselves.  Even Michelle Obama weighs in on this topic. Yet nobody knows what to do about it, except make September a National Child Obesity Awareness Month. Thanks a lot. One thing surely won’t work: a parent trying […]

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US Medical Care” Most Expensive But Not the Best

In Part I we learned the unpleasant, nay, shocking, truth that sometimes my parents were wrong (I see no need to tell them, though, so let’s keep it between us). They were sure that in life one got what they paid for–yet, as evidenced by the graph you simply must see in the last post, […]

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