Meat and Cancer

An announcement that processed and red meat increase your risk of cancer is all over the news today. The International Agency on Cancer Research (IACR) – a part of the World health Organization – is the source of this news. They released a statement saying that consumption of processed meats increases the risk of colorectal …

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Smart Vending Machines

I heard a news story about an interesting development in vending machines. New “smart” vending machines can use facial recognition technology to restrict an individual customer’s choices. According to the manufacturer, this can be used to prevent kids from buying cigarettes or keep dieters on track. I think this is an interesting proposition. There are …

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