Former UC Berkeley lecturer challenges conventional diets

Leading science journalist launches campaign against American nutritional guidelines citing faulty science

Gary Taubes whose 2002 New York Times Magazine article on what he calls “the myth of the low-fat diet” became the talk of the nutrition community has launched a new initiative to compel scientists and health officials to re-examine nutrition guidelines.
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Happiness perceived differently in Boston, San Francisco, study shows

Residents of San Francisco define happiness differently than Boston residents do, according to a new study. Bostonians placed overwhelming importance on educational attainment, finances, family support and contribution to others as markers of self-satisfaction, while residents of San Francisco tied satisfaction of their life to work, according a study by
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