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Media Headlines and Food Labels Each Might Be Misleading (Film at 11)

A recent headline in the Huffington Post breathlessly importuned:   "Restaurant Food Has Up to 200% More Calories Than Advertised."  If you only read the headline, you might think this was some important information that might change your eating habits.  If you read the article, you would discover a balanced set of conclusions from a fairly limited study. … Continue Reading

Who Ordered the Christmas Pudding? Please Sign Here

Christmas pudding is an English delicacy with a long tradition.  One of those traditions is that small coins or little silver charms are baked into the pudding, which are supposed to be sources of good luck for the coming year.  Small coins and little silver charms, of course, can be swallowed or can crack teeth.  … Continue Reading
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