Monthly Archives: June 2013

Dr. Offit warns “Don’t take your vitamins” in the NYT

His arguments are pretty straight-forward: numerous studies have shown that overdosing on vitamins is unhealthy to say the least: In a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine in 1994, 29,000 Finnish men, all smokers, had been given … Continue reading

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“Azerbaijan won the geopolitical prize of bordering the three great regional powers.”

That’s from a Stratfor piece on the geostrategic importance of Azerbaijan to the US (the three great powers are Russia, Turkey, and Iran). It’s typically unsentimental, which is one of the reasons why everyone should read Stratfor: Specialists in U.S. … Continue reading

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