C. Everett Koop

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Send Out the Clowns? 10 Potential Replacements for Ronald McDonald

    Image via​This week, a letter signed by some 550 health professionals appeared in several major newspapers, urging McDonald's to drop Ronald McDonald as its mascot.McDonald's response? Hell, no.Still, like any successful Fortune 500 company, McDonald's has a contingency plan should circumstances f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Wash. U. Study Got It RIGHT: Smoke Eaters Don't Work

    Martin Pion is founder of MO-GASP (Missouri Group Against Smoking Pollution)​Washington University researchers recently released a study of smoking pollution levels in various restaurants and bars in metro St. Louis. Airborne nicotine was used as a measure of secondhand smoke (SHS). Important ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2006

    Respect Your Elders

    Unreal gets in, um, touch with former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders. Plus, a steamy local novel and an unloved aboveground pool.