Good look with your PhD.

I mentioned grammar and plagiarism checkers for two reasons: 1) My MBA instructors were more interested in my writing skills than my English professors. California public schools did not help. 2) One of my instructors took half a class session on plagiarism and all the rules that go into it. I ran one of my Harvard Business Review briefs through a plagiarism checker. It was considered 10% plagiarized. I had typed out this brief on top of my head as fast as possible to avoid losing points.

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Good Article. I would add that these are good for any non-advanced and other advanced degrees. I would add a grammar checker (something that I must use almost all the time and still mess up). I use Grammarly. Grammarly also has a plagiarism checker. I am a fan of plagiarism checkers because they protect me.

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Pickle is great for storage or serializing data. Lately, I have been using shelve (pickle or dbm for the backend) for state databases. Pickle tends to be good for working with your own ecosystem or program. However, exporting data to disparate systems, CSV seems to be the format of choice in my neck of the IT world with JSON being second.

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Fat shaming, I agree is not good. However fat acceptance is not loving. You are quoting old data.

Read the section: Obesity Worsens Outcomes from COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/obesity-and-covid-19.html

or

Consequences of Obesity

https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/adult/causes.html

All-causes of death (mortality)

High blood pressure (hypertension)

High LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides (Dyslipidemia)

Type 2 diabetes

Coronary heart disease

Stroke

Gallbladder disease

Osteoarthritis (a breakdown of cartilage and bone within a joint)

Sleep apnea and breathing problems

Many types of cancers external icon

Low quality of life

Mental illness such as clinical depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders

Body pain and difficulty with physical functioning

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