Tag Archives: Game

Can a new generation of weight-loss drugs finally help patients win at the losing game?

In 1992, a University of Rochester pharmacologist named Michael Weintraub published a study on a drug combination that appeared to produce never-before-seen weight loss. By week 34, his subjects — 121 volunteers — lost, on average, 30 pounds. What’s more, they rated the fenfluramine-plus-phentermine regimen not only more helpful than placebo, but also not terribly “bothersome.” The tiny study… Read More »

The Mountain Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Peek at The Mountain’s Grisly Game of Thrones Look

Warning: The following post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5. If you don’t want to know what happens, stop reading! Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is still the World’s Strongest Man, but he’s no longer the Seven Kingdom’s most fearsome rogue knight/zombie warrior on Game of Thrones. Yes, Cleganebowl finally happened, and in… Read More »

It Sure Looked Like Cersei Died on Game of Thrones—and if So, Fans Aren’t Happy

Warning: The following post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5. If you don’t want to know what happens in this beast of an episode, turn back now! • Cersei and Jaime Lannister appeared to die on Sunday night’s Game of Thrones.• Some fans were disappointed that after all this time, the… Read More »

‘Boiled Frog’ Game Continues as New Yorkers Face Jail Time for Skipping Measles Vaccine

On March 26, 2019, Rockland County, New York, executive Ed Day issued a state of emergency, barring children under the age of 18 who had not gotten a measles-containing MMR shot from entering public places, including schools, restaurants, churches, synagogues and public transportation.1,2,3 The ban was initially set to expire once the state of emergency… Read More »