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Tuesday, July 01, 2003

Stay late, eat a lot, work all night -- AND DIE!

Although i don't normally look first at the scientific stuff, I was suitably scared by the idea that stress can kill you http://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20030630-102303-2101r.htm via "heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, type-2 diabetes and certain cancers."

The front page of today's LA Times draws one's attention to the unexpectedly positive fundraising performance of Howard Dean. Once expected to be a typical one-shot wonder, Gov. Dean may yet surprise us with his totals. Let's wait and see.