Being Black in America Can Be Hazardous to Your Health


In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. One young woman’s struggle shows why. By Olga Khazan | The Atlantic | July 4, 2018 One morning this past September, Kiarra Boulware boarded the 26 bus to Baltimore’s Bon Secours Hospital, where she would seek…

Pumped on protein: can a shake ever be as good as a plate of food?


Sales of power bars and powders and supplements are surging – but does anyone really need them? By Dr Ann Robinson / The Guardian / February 1, 2017 Protein is big business: as pumped-up as any ripped bodybuilder. The drinks, powders and bars that were once the preserve of top athletes have found their way into…