- The spread of self-tracking.
- Sitting down and getting up from floor test predicts longevity. Your score depends on how much support you need. “[The correlation with mortality] persisted when results were controlled for age, gender and body mass index, suggesting that the sitting-rising test score is a significant predictor of all-cause mortality; indeed, subjects in the [lowest] score range [score 0-3] had a 5-6 times higher risk of death than those in the reference group [score 8-10].”
- Psychiatric diagnoses, such as depression, widened by psychiatrists who take money from drug companies. One psychiatrist “was skeptical of efforts to reduce the financial ties to industry.“It has gotten to be a witch hunt,” he said.“Most academics have taken money from pharma if they’re successful,” he explained.”
Thanks to Alex Chernavsky and Tim Beneke.