Ah, Fat Tuesday. We're always spinning that cyclical wheel of decadence and denial, feast and famine, bulls and bears, aren't we? Well, on this Fat Tuesday, let's try to remember that a long-term view--whether it is of our fortunes or our health--is usually a better approach than a short-term fix.
The President should be making an announcement around healthcare reform this week (tonight?)--let's hope that he takes into consideration the importance of focusing on what's driving our poor health and high healthcare costs: chronic diseases.