Tag: health

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck.1. Push and pull: @TheAtlantic publishes then reconsiders content sponsored by the Church of Scientology (Poynter) 2. Tweet Your Own Adventure: CBS asks audience to solve the crime, via Twitter (Mashable) 3. More than 50% of kids have not read an e-book [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

We’ve all done those personality and health quizzes in magazines. You know, the ones where you suspect that answer A will categorize you as the personality type you’re trying to avoid, so you choose B instead. Everyone does that, right? These evasive strategies for magazine quizzes, though, could be a thing of the past as [...] more »

by Simon Owens

Paul Testa recently checked his voicemail and listened to a message from a hospice worker who lives in a conservative district of Ohio. He’d never met or spoken to this person before, but the worker reached out because Testa seemed like the right person to receive some important, inside information about the health care system. [...] more »

by Simon Owens

On February 11, Scott Schroeder fell. He’d eaten at a McDonald’s for supper and gorged himself on a Big Mac, fries, regular Coke, and a dollar chicken sandwich. And though he managed to pull out of the trenches the next morning, he fell from grace later that day when he stopped at a Taco Bell [...] more »