Joseph Coletti

Senior Fellow

Posts by Joseph Coletti (page 29)

  • Neither size nor shape

    Live Blog Patrick Basham and John Luik summarize recent research exposing obesity myths. The most recent example is from the Lancet, where researchers write that fat distribution (pear-shaped vs apple-shaped), BMI, and other measures of obesity don't help determine cardiovascular disease once you account for cholesterol, blood pressure,…
    Joseph Coletti, March 15, 2011
  • Amazon skips North Carolina

    Illinois became the latest state to impose an Amazon Tax. If you remember, North Carolina’s attempt to tax the retailer led Amazon (and Overstock.com, Blue Nile, and others) to end relationships with affiliate businesses in North Carolina that drove business to the site. That meant North…
    Joseph Coletti, March 14, 2011