7.16.2004

Life imitates art, super-size edition

In Wednesday's Onion: "In spite of billions of dollars spent and decades of research, scientists at the University of Chicago said Monday that the scientific community is no closer to finding a cure for the potentially fatal disease of obesity." - Report: Scientists Still Seeking Cure For Obesity

In Friday's USA Today: "In a major decision that turns obesity from a personal failure to a medical problem, Medicare announced Thursday that it would remove barriers to covering anti-obesity treatments after 40 years of saying fat was not an illness and not covered." - Medicare redefines obesity as medical


Yours truly,
Mr. X

...feeling sick...

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