OK, not really, but the one time a major publication has the power to misuse the “OMG Obesity!” tactic for good, it skips right over the opportunity. The New York Times has a readable article about how reading books – the paper, offline kind – seems to collect a group of individuals who are more likely to eat right, exercise, and stay out of jail.
I’m an avid reader – or I was, pre-Internet, pre-this decade, and I’m trying to rekindle the love. It does relax me, and when relaxed, I make better decisions all-around. So maybe there’s something to it. But oh, how times have changed!