You're better at choosing a dog than a spouse

BAD decisions are certainly a scourge - up there with bad luck as a factor blamed for debt, loveless marriages, general misery and poor health. There's hope, though. We might find a key to better decisions, and a happier life, in the echoing halls of an animal shelter.


Greedy food industry to blame for obesity, diabetes epidemics

AMERICANS tend to associate our health problems with sin. It's hard to find a health story in the press that doesn't blame greed and lack of willpower for our ongoing epidemics of obesity and diabetes as well as a recent upturn in the rate of heart disease.