Nobel for IVF, IgNobel for Cursing
Here's what we're reading today:
ER Care: The New York Times' Lizette Alvarez spends a week in a Brooklyn emergency room and comes back with a beautifully-written distillation of what she saw.
Nutrition: The nation's food pyramid is due for a reboot, and already the food industry is gearing up to protect its interests, reports Jane Black of the Washington Post.
Unethics: USA Today's Steve Sternberg provides more context for last week's horrifying disclosure of a decades-old federal government experiment that infected Guatemalans with syphilis.
Health Reform: Health insurers are pouring cash into Republican campaign coffers in a bid to beat back some elements of health reform, Noam Levey of the Los Angeles Times reports.