Cholesterol and COVID-19

Years ago, I read a Japanese study on cholesterol that caused quite a stir in the lipid-research world. The study and the resulting change in cholesterol guidelines from the Japan Society for Lipid Nutrition demonstrated that higher total cholesterol and higher LDL cholesterol have protective effects that reduce all cause …

Consequences: the McCarran Ferguson edition

What follows is my understanding of the impact of recently passed legislation. I am not a lawyer, so please forgive me if I have misinterpreted some of the legal stuff. My purpose for this post is to explore the consequences of the legislation on the health insurance industry from a …

The Nashville Bombing: An Alternative to the Narrative

On Christmas morning, an RV drove through the streets of Nashville near the city center. It blared through the neighborhood a warning of an imminent explosion. It warned people to leave the area immediately. The Nashville Police have identified a 63 year old man, Anthony Quinn Warner, as the leading …