You can’t argue with science: drinking is healthy

The U.S. public health establishment buries overwhelming evidence that abstinence is a cause of heart disease and early death. People deserve to know that alcohol gives most of us a higher life expectancy—even if consumed above recommended limits.

Diagnosed with skin cancer …

… after I had a suspicious growth on my forearm examined. Luckily it was basal cell, a carcinoma that doesn’t spread and only needs to be excised – problem solved. Unfortunately, the tissue sample came back positive for squamous cell, a similar type that doesn’t spread. So I had to undergo Moh’s surgery to remove more tissue, a lot more tissue: That area in the...

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Professor and quant guy. Libertarian turned populist Republican. Trying to learn Japanese and play Spanish Baroque music on the ukulele.

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