National Technology Day: Recommended Reading List

January 6th marks National Technology Day. Technology has been a huge stepping stone in the advancement of so many cultures. From the technology we use in our everyday lives to NASA’s own technology used for space exploration, it’s always been closely connected to the overall progress of America. In celebration of National Technology Day, we’re… Continue Reading National Technology Day: Recommended Reading List

Carolyn de la Pena: What’s that diet soda teaching you?

We welcome a guest post today from Carolyn de la Peña, author of Empty Pleasures: The Story of Artificial Sweeteners from Saccharin to Splenda. In her book, de la Pena sheds light on the invention, production, marketing, regulation, and consumption of sugar substitutes such as saccharin, Sucaryl, NutraSweet, and Splenda. In this post, she describes… Continue Reading Carolyn de la Pena: What’s that diet soda teaching you?

The Doctor Is In: Catching Up with Nortin M. Hadler, M.D.

When it comes to medical advice, Dr. Nortin M. Hadler is an authority–his books Stabbed in the Back: Confronting Back Pain in an Overtreated Society and Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America are go-to guides for those interested in the way medical care works, as well as how it needs to… Continue Reading The Doctor Is In: Catching Up with Nortin M. Hadler, M.D.

Nortin Hadler on Bookwatch this weekend

Tune in or set your TiVo: Nortin Hadler, M.D., author of Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America will be D. G. Martin’s guest on North Carolina Bookwatch this weekend. The show airs on UNC-TV Friday evening at 9:30pm and Sunday afternoon at 5pm.