A reader with POLITICO Pro access sent me this update:
FRAKT: I LIKE MY GRUNT WORK — Boston University health economist Austin Frakt spotted this morning’s PULSE item about his work, which has found that health care can take part of the credit in extending the human lifespan. And he wants everyone to know that “I do not perceive the work as grueling,” though he labored over many extensive studies to come to his conclusion. We’re happy to hear it, and wish him a long lifespan of happy researching. Read his blog post here: http://bit.ly/Q91SU6
It’s only on a Friday in late August that such thin gruel could rise above the din.