The story of obesity and why the Biggest Loser won’t fix it – Part 1

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Once upon a time some amino acids got smooshed together and stuck inside a tiny bubble of lipids. They were stuck together in a way that was more organized than the lonely naked molecules floating around them, and inside the lipid bubble these molecules were safe and free to duplicate themselves without getting gobbled up […]

ED Docs: Caregivers, Investigators, Educators

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I’m excited to have this profile piece published in northcarolinahealthnews.org. Thanks to Dr. Katherine Fredlund and Dr. Judith Tintanelli for letting me snoop around the UNC emergency department and for answering my questions. Dr. Katherine Fredlund stands back 20 feet from the bed, looking into the dark, curtained-off room in the UNC Emergency Department. In the bed, a […]