Monthly Archives: January 2015

Black Swan Avoidance — Lessons From an ER Doctor

Loosely speaking, a black swan event is a something which comes as a surprise, has a major (usually bad) consequence, and usually seems quite predictable in hindsight. Obviously, it is always better to avoid bad experiences by learning through the … Continue reading

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The Very Limited Value of Body Mass Index (BMI)

There’s more to being lean than just looking good – an appropriate weight is a strong marker for how healthy your body is on a metabolic basis. So beyond how your clothes fit, how does one know what a good … Continue reading

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