Brain food and the genetics of mom and dad

Check out this week’s Health Wonk Review, which includes Dave Williams post on how BC/BS of Mass is changing the way it pays for out-of-network care. Also find several posts on Don Berwick and his bumpy ride from Cambridge to Washington, where he heads the Medicare program.  

Over at Nature Network Boston, you’ll find links to the super-popular Harvard lecture series on science and cooking  On Monday Bill Yosses, White House pastry chef, talks about: Brain Candy: How Desserts Slow the Passage of Time. On Sept. 27, Carles Tejedor of Rome’s Via Veneto will speak on Olive Oil & Viscosity.

Other recent NNB posts cover the genetics of mom and dad, and a little perspective on the recent “superbug” story.

And just so we’re not completely double dipping, check out the Globe story on gene therapy at a Cambridge biotech. Remember gene therapy? At the risk of offending the NNB mother ship, (different site, same blogger) we wonder about studies with a single subject.

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