Why It’s So Hard to Tell Which Tooth Aches & Other News of Note

Why It’s So Hard to Tell Which Tooth Has the Ache (Wired) When it comes to a toothache, the brain doesn’t discriminate. A new imaging study shows that to the brain, a painful upper tooth feels a lot like a painful lower tooth. The results, which will be published in the journal Pain, help explain […]

Fatty Liver as the Real Health Risk – and How to Get One

One of the things we dislike about so much of the news coverage on “the obesity epidemic” and related issues is that it tends to reinforce the myth that slim = healthy, fat = unhealthy, no exceptions. They do so despite the evidence that BMI (the standard, if flawed, measure for obesity) is not, in […]