My Kids Go Trick or Treating. Yours Probably Should Too.

(A variation of this post was first published October 24th, 2013) It's coming. And I'm not really all that worried. At least not about Halloween night.The fact is...

Saturday Stories: Deaths, Blubber, and Running

Robert Fine and Jeffery Michel in Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings with their piece, Viaticum, on two different types of deaths.Jonathan Reisman in Slate with a story of...

Small Study Suggests Body Contouring Surgery Augments Bariatric Surgery

One of the nearly inevitable adverse effects of bariatric surgery is loose, excess, skin, and generally speaking, the only recourse for dealing with it is more surgery.Here in...

Uber and Deliveroo get a gig economy rights grilling

Uber and Deliveroo execs faced questions from a UK parliamentary committee today as the government continues to deliberate on changes to employment law...

Should We Be Treating Type 2 Diabetes With Bariatric Surgery?

I'm resurrecting and tweaking this piece, for the third time now, consequent to the publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of the 12 year data that...

Dear Silicon Valley: America’s fallen out of love with you

Ross Baird is the founder and executive director of Village Capital. More posts by this contributor: Dear Silicon Valley,  You used to be the...