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‘Pharma Bro’ defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) — “Pharma Bro” just won’t keep his mouth shut. Even with his federal securities fraud trial set to begin Monday, Martin Shkreli has blatantly defied his attorneys’ advice to lay low. The former pharmaceutical CEO, who became a pariah after raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent, has been preening for cameras and trolling on social media, potentially complicating his defense. “I’m excited,” Shkreli said of the trial in a brief phone call last week to … Read the referenced story here: ‘Pharma…

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Cooking Advice From Mom

Updated from the archives with new photos, first posted in 2008 when Elise’s mom was 73, she’s now 82. Happy Mother’s Day! Years ago I was asked to write about what I’ve learned from my mother about cooking. Since at the time I was living with my parents and cooking with my mom almost every day, this wasn’t a difficult exercise. I’m still learning from her, though now occasionally she learns something from me too. 😉 My mother is one of those intuitive cooks in the kitchen. Having raised six kids,…

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