Are You Fan Enough?
Why being a rabid fan of the local team is one of the best things you can do for your health. (The surprising science of fandom.)
Men’s Health, October, 2013
Mental Illness: Want to Talk About it?
Are the anti-stigma campaigns interested in supporting patients, or the bio-based disease model of mental illness?
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, December 8, 2013
The Military’s Billion-Dollar Pill Problem
Soldier suicide and the overmedicating of veterans.
Men’s Journal, Dec. 2012
The phony outrage over the medical device tax.
If it’s a Tuesday, that must mean the device tax is killing jobs and destroying lifesaving treatments.
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 10, 2013
Ineffective drugs and drug journalists
The unbearable hype over PCSK9, the latest LDL cholesterol-lowering wonder drug.
Minneapolis Star Tribune Sunday Opinion, August 11, 2013
Mayo and the medical industrial complex
Mayo wants to become a global medical destination of healing, but the marketplace is ever more dependent on poor health.
Minneapolis Star Tribune Sunday Opinion, March 16, 2013
Yes, the wolf hunt stirs emotions
You say I’m being emotional about your wolf hunt like that’s a bad thing.
Star Tribune, November 19, 2012