The Reality Check #24: Social Rank/Health + Chemophobia + Black Belt Myth

This week we discuss the health effects of poverty, why it is that people fear synthetic chemicals, and debunk the myth that black belts need to register their fists as deadly weapons.

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Show Notes

Show Notes:

Social Class and Obesity
Whitehall description
Genome coverage
Interview with head of Whitehall study
Blog posting about Whitehall results

Chemophobia
Wikipedia article about chemophobia
Globe and Mail article about chemophobia
Angry Chemist 1
Angry Chemist 2

Black Belt Myth
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