Fat Shaming?

Bioethicist Daniel Callahan wrote in a recent article that he thinks we should take an “edgier” approach to tackling the problem of obesity in America. He thinks we should start using a campaign similar to the anti-smoking campaigns that would “shame” overweight people in the social sphere as a way to encourage them to lose weight and [Read More…]

The World of Needles and Giant Hickeys

I had my first acupuncture appointment last Wednesday, and I left with spots on my back that, as the acupuncturist said, would look like I’ve been hugged by an octopus. I must say she was right. [Read more…]