Gary Taubes

Gary Taubes is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation independent investigator in health policy at the UC-Berkeley School of Public Health and author ofWhy We Get Fat and What To Do About It.

Time To Trim
March 17 2011 9:45 AMIt's Not About the CaloriesWhy existing efforts to combat childhood obesity are bound to fail.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Oct. 11 1997 3:30 AMNobel GasSure, Stanley Prusiner deserves a prize--for his persistence, not for his prions.
Time To Trim
March 16 2011 10:20 PMIt's Not About the CaloriesWhy existing efforts to combat childhood obesity are bound to fail.

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