‘How Did It Come To This?’
(March 31st, 2005)
"How did it come to this?" asks Mike Miliard in a Boston Phoenix article published earlier this month. "When was it decided that the dorks and the squares, the button-down mediocrities for whom a...
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Press C-C-F For Vending Machine News Morsels
(March 30th, 2005)
The news just keeps getting weirder in the ongoing debate surrounding our love handles. Lately, attempts to regulate vending machines -- a favorite target of food cops like the Center for Science in the Public Interest -- have gone from farce to reality and back again. ...
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He plays football for four hours a day!
(March 29th, 2005)

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Slugging CSPI’s Salt Scare
(March 28th, 2005)
"That bizarre collection of neurotics, nannies, killjoys, hysterics, and scolds better, if misleadingly, known as the Center for Science in the Public Interest, has dreamt up yet another way to poison the pleasure that Americans take in their food," writes Andrew Stuttaford in a read more here »

Chocolate: ‘The Drug Of Choice’
(March 26th, 2005)
It's no surprise that Dr. Neal Barnard believes chocolate is addictive, since milk chocolate is the most popular American variety ("Chocolate's dark little secret," Metropolitan, March 22). Dr. Barnard, a career animal-rights activist who is president of both the PETA Foundation and the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine,...
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British MP Slams Anti-Technology Activists
(March 25th, 2005)
"When I first became interested in the controversy about genetically modified crops, I had no bias for or against," writes British House of Lords member Dick Taverne in the The Scotsman this week. "But the more deeply I studied the issue, the more...
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PCRM Lecters Us On What To Eat?
(March 24th, 2005)
Taking a page from the "complete press sluts" at PETA, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is always eager to use the sheen of celebrity to push its radical vegetarian propaganda cloaked as doctor's orders. Yet PCRM made an odd choice...
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One Approach to Childhood Obesity
(March 23rd, 2005)

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Obesity Researcher Faked Data
(March 22nd, 2005)
"In the worst case of scientific fakery to come to light in two decades," the Boston Globe reports, "a top obesity researcher who long worked at the University of Vermont admitted yesterday that he fabricated data in 17 applications for federal grants to make his work seem more...
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Behind PETA
(March 21st, 2005)
The modern animal rights movement parted ways with the warm-and-fuzzy kitten huggers years ago ("PETA chief seeks kinder, gentler world," March 6). And with its long history of supporting animal-rights violence, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the poster child for what's wrong with the movement.In...
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