Saturday, January 19, 2013

Saturday Stories: The Flu, Poverty and Quinoa

Julia Belluz in Maclean's on what we do and don't know about Tamiflu and how that contrasts with our government's recent actions.

Naheed Dosani and Jeremy Petch use KevinMD's platform to explain why physicians should be screening for poverty in their patients.

The Globe and Mail's Amy Verner covers the ethics of quinoa consumption.

UPDATE: And a counterpoint to the quinoa question from the Ottawa Citizen's Elizabeth Payne

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's my piece from the Huffington Post calling on the American Academy of Pediatrics to speak out about The Biggest Loser]