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VA senior adviser forced to resign after months of getting paid to do no work

A senior adviser and former acting secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Peter O’Rourke, has resigned under pressure after White House officials were informed he was getting paid to do little to no work, according to the The Washington Post. Four sources told the Post that before leaving the job on Friday, O’Rourke rarely… Read More »

We Are Getting Fatter Faster

Obesity rates in America have been increasing for decades, but the latest took me by surprise. It rose from 33.7% of adults in 2008 to 39.6% in 2016. At the same time severe obesity rose from 5.7 to 7.7% of adults. This jump in obesity occurred an men and women and in every adult age group.… Read More »

People Are Getting Seriously Sick From Eating Kale

Getty ImagesClaudia Totir Kale is heralded for its ample supplies of calcium, magnesium, potassium, Vitamin K, and various healthful phytochemicals and anti-oxidants. But the superfood is hiding a nasty secret: dangerous levels of heavy metals. In a recent study, molecular biologist Ernie Hubbard found that kale—along with cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and collard greens—is a hyper-accumulator… Read More »