1. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/05/how-not-to-die/309277/
“The seventy-five years and twenty million dollars expended on the Grant Study points … to a straightforward five-word conclusion: ‘Happiness is love. Full stop.’ ”

Which reminded me of:

Basically if you ask doctors what end of life care they want, they only want pain control. Full stop.

2. http://humanfoodproject.com/from-meat-to-microbes-to-main-street-is-it-time-to-trade-in-your-george-foreman-grill/
Last week I told you guys about how the bacteria in your gut can potentially cause heart disease. Well, there is a VERY in depth analysis of the research that last week's article was based on. Good stuff here. One of the best scientific critiques I have read in a long long time.

3. http://news.discovery.com/human/alien-looking-skeleton-poses-medical-mystery-130430.htm#mkcpgn=fbsci1
You have to look at this picture...it was a real person who lived to be 8 years old or so. Can you imagine? Did you ever see the Lilly Tomlin movie, The Incredible Shrinking Woman? 

And the movie that features the little person:

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