Diabetes causes people to skip breakfast

If we saw that headline we might just laugh. But a few weeks ago the media was abuzz with the opposite conclusion. A Minnesota station said ‘U’ Study: Breakfast Could Decrease Diabetes Risk saying the study “links the meal to a decrease in risk for type 2 diabetes” based on a study at the University […]

Retirement Age and Dementia

Recent news reports have been touting the benefits of delayed retirement and the claim that this action will reduce the incidence of dementia. The Huffington Post started their article saying “People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in […]

Big Data and Wimbledon

I finished watching the last of the Wimbledon tennis matches yesterday. This years play featured a number of great matches and a large number of surprising results. No one would have predicted a Bartoli vs Lisicki match up for the woman’s final. While the men’s final with Djokovic and Murray was expected the early departure […]

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