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So here comes another study making the point that if you eat right, there’s a much better chance you won’t die, or rather not as soon and not of the same things.
Regardless of what headlines often claim, no diet or safety initiative or smoking reduction can “prevent deaths.” They can only postpone them. The fatality rate of living is 100 percent.
The source of the good news this time...Read more »
Mark Wilson is a New York political cartoonist and illustrator who lives in the Adirondacks. He publishes under the pen name Marquil.
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MISINFORMATION: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
A recent letter to the editor called out “an unaddressed serious energy problem” for the United States that had not been mentioned in the presidential debates. The problem, according to the writer: ”Years ago we had 300 operating oil refineries in the United States. That number has been reduced by half, and in the last two years, three additional...Read more »