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Obesity and Mortality: Harvard’s Straw Man

On May 25, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) hosted a symposium to critique a JAMA study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…
Posted June 22, 2005 at 12:00 am

History Of A Great Unraveling

The rhetoric surrounding the so-called “obesity epidemic” has itself reached epidemic proportions. At the center of the debate is a study conducted by a team of researchers from the Centers…
Posted April 22, 2005 at 12:00 am

Studies Questioning The Obesity-Mortality Link

Many researchers who have examined the link between obesity and mortality have concluded that the presumed relationship is greatly exaggerated. The following statements appeared in peer-reviewed journals: “Many longitudinal…
Posted April 22, 2005 at 12:00 am

Experts’ Take On The Obesity-Mortality Myth

A team of researchers from the CDC and the NIH recently published a bombshell study in JAMA attributing less than 26,000 deaths to obesity and overweight. The study stands in…
Posted April 22, 2005 at 12:00 am

The Science Behind The Obesity-Deaths Myth

A recent study published in JAMA determined that overweight and obesity was responsible for 25,814 deaths in the United States in 2000. The study,…
Posted April 21, 2005 at 12:00 am

CDC Must Retract Obesity Deaths Study

One would be forgiven for thinking CDC stands for Center for Damage Control. Just a year after its widely-publicized and exceedingly…
Posted April 19, 2005 at 12:00 am

The Trial Sharks are Circling

A cabal of fat-cat trial lawyers are poised to launch an onslaught of frivolous lawsuits to cash in on our diet. From restaurants and food producers, to…
Posted February 22, 2005 at 12:00 am

A Detailed Analysis Of the CDC’s ‘Obesity Kills’ Statistic

At a press conference in March, 2004 Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson stood flanked by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Dr. Julie Gerberding,…
Posted February 17, 2005 at 12:00 am

4th Annual Tarnished Halo Awards

The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) has announced the winners of its 4th annual “Tarnished Halo” Awards. CCF awards these prizes to America’s most notorious animal-rights zealots, environmental scaremongers, celebrity…
Posted January 10, 2005 at 12:00 am

Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Liability and Indemnification Agreement

_____________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Trick-Or-Treater”) agrees not to sue, harass, or trick ____________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Benefactor”) for providing free, delicious Halloween treats. Trick-Or-Treater acknowledges and understands…
Posted October 27, 2004 at 12:00 am