Popcorn Lung – Medical Definition

Read the medical definition of popcorn lung. Popcorn lung is caused by chronic exposure to a chemical called diacetyl used to create the buttery flavor of popcorn, and the flavoring in some e-cigarettes.

Source: Popcorn Lung Medical Definition

Death by popcorn.

The syndrome has also been observed in people who consumed microwaved popcorn in large quantities.

Choose to Make a Difference | Physician’s Weekly for Medical News, Journals & Articles

“We don’t need to spend days ladling out food in the soup kitchen and traveling overseas to an impoverished land. We can make a difference every single day in the everyday life that we live.  The universe we live in is billions of years old. Our lives here are a blink of an eye in comparison. Many of us travel this journey merely existing. Others live the adventure and find the purpose. The difference we make in the lives of others is tremendous. Yet, many of us fail to react to this calling.”

Source: Choose to Make a Difference | Physician’s Weekly for Medical News, Journals & Articles

The Effects of Chronic Heavy Drinking on Brain Function Are Underdiagnosed – WSJ

Also unclear is whether heavy drinking during a person’s teens and 20s, when important brain connections are still forming, has a lasting effect on brain function in later life.

Source: The Effects of Chronic Heavy Drinking on Brain Function Are Underdiagnosed – WSJ

I’m screwed.

Food fight at Oberlin College: Is bad Asian food ‘cultural appropriation’? – CSMonitor.com

The liberal arts school in Ohio found itself defending some cafeteria culinary options for students this fall.

Source: Food fight at Oberlin College: Is bad Asian food ‘cultural appropriation’? – CSMonitor.com

WTF ???

This article is a must read.  Bad Asian food is simply bad food.

Why protest?  Just don’t eat the stuff.