Saturday, May 10, 2014

Saturday Stories: Cancer, Phineas, Confusion and Camels.

Oncologist Dr. Peter Back in the New Yorker and his heartbreaking story of losing his wife to cancer.

Sam Kean in Slate with the actually true story of Phineas Gage.

Alan Henry in Lifehacker explains where the world's confusion in nutrition and health comes from.

Helen Branswell in Slate discusses why we should fear the camel.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's my review of the must-see movie Fed Up, and here's my call to arms from the Globe and Mail on what you can do to fight the food industry]