Brainpickings.org on Michael Pollan's "Cooked"

Pollan returns with Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation (public library) — a powerful manifesto for reclaiming food in a way that liberates us from our reliance on consumer culture while at the same time strengthening our shared sense of belonging and connection. 

We’re huge fans of Brainpickings here at THNKR and Maria Papova just posted an incredible write-up about Cooked, the new Michael Pollan book we just covered on BOOKD.

Watch our episode HERE.

FDA Approves First Drug To Prevent HIV Infection : Shots - Health Blog : NPR

The daily pill Truvada, made by Gilead Sciences, combines two medicines that inhibit the reproduction of HIV. It’s been a mainstay in the treatment of HIV/AIDS for years, and as of today is an approved option for reducing the risk of HIV infection for people at high risk.