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Law of Unintended Consequences

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 12.30.2016 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

In the social sciences, and even real life, unintended consequences are outcomes that are not the ones foreseen and intended by a purposeful action. T...

Nutrient Supplements in the Land of the Law of Unintended Consequences

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2017 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Many supplements that don't work at all are marketed routinely, and some, very successfully. I have always maintained that this was a domain of both baby, and bathwater -- and that differentiating is essential.

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Stampp Corbin | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Stampp Corbin

I have to laugh as the Republican Party deals with the "birther" issue of Senator Ted Cruz. There is nothing more amusing than seeing Republicans hoisted by their own petard, or simply put, being hobbled by tactics they developed.

Your Best Response to Sandy Hook Shootings Can Be Saving Others

Kare Anderson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

That's no small achievement, even if it happens just some of the time. Looking back that may be one of the most satisfying ways by which you measure your life. In that spirit, let's take every opportunity to support others in savoring this holiday.

When It Comes To Healthy Soda Habits, Does Size Matter?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Now that the New York City Board of Health has ratified Mayor Bloomberg's plan to ban sugar-sweetened beverages (well, some such beverages, really) larger than 16 oz., we should be able to answer the question: Is this a big deal?

Technology: The Law of Unintended Consequences

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

I don't have a problem with technology; it can be a wonderful tool. My goal is not to suggest that we should reject technology, but rather to ensure that we have control over it rather it controlling us.

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Philip Lee Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Lee Miller

The president is spending too much political capital on this one issue, health care. It forces the issue. Either a landmark generational bill is passed or failure lurks.

The Law of Unintended and Unanticipated Consequences

Neil Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Neil Grossman

We are facing the gravest economic crisis in generations.