Daily Rounds: The Yoga-Verse Speaks; Walgreens Sued; Kinsley Assails Romney; Fertility Revelations

Is Yoga for Narcissists? - Room for Debate - ( "In a Times magazine article last weekend, the author quotes a yoga teacher blaming “ego” for yoga-related injuries and pointing out that “the whole point of yoga is to get rid of ego.” If that’s the case, then why is narcissism so often on display in the yoga studio with students spending huge amounts of money on gym memberships and gear and even clamoring to mark their territory with their mats, hours before the class begins? Has the practice of yoga changed so much that not only the teachers are narcissists but most students are too?"

Walgreen sued for overcharging for generics (Reuters) "A union benefits fund filed a class action suit Wednesday, accusing Walgreen Co and generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical Cos Inc of overcharging for various generic drugs in a bid to boost profits.The complaint, filed by the United Food and Commercial Workers Unions and Employers Midwest Health and Pension Fund, alleges that Walgreen, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, violated federal racketeering laws."

Romney Debates Romney About Health-Care Reform: Michael Kinsley- Bloomberg ( "To talk such nonsense and count on the hubbub of the campaign to clothe its naked contempt for the voters is an insult to all of us.Romney radiates this insult. He shines with it. This is what people mean when they talk about how smooth he is, about the perfection of his hair. He will do or say anything to be president. But his ruthlessness is not of the bitter, Nixon sort. It’s the bland impatience of entitlement. It says, “I’m supposed to be elected president."

Study finds no better odds using 3 embryos in IVF - ( "A new study of fertility treatment found that women who get three or more embryos have no better odds of having a baby than those who get just two embryos. They also have a greater chance of risky multiple births."

This program aired on January 13, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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