Link Roundup – Warren, Sean, Blinky & Friends

Warren Buffet’s prostate cancer diagnosis has some doctors asking why he was even biopsied. (NPR)

What has Goonies and Lord of the Rings actor Sean Astin learned from running three LA Marathons? Not as much as you might expect. (LA Times)

A controversial new children’s book introduces kids to veganism … and its politics. (ABC News)

How much salt is in your McNuggets? More in the US than in the UK. (MyHealthNewsDaily)

Antibacterial soap, specifically the ingredient triclosan, may be making us sicker. (Houston Chronicle)

In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, Gulf scientists are finding eyeless shrimp and fish with lesions. (Al Jazeera, with video) Maybe The Simpsons’ character Blinky wasn’t that far off.

Diet Blog reminds us that hummus isn’t always a healthy choice.

Seeing the glass as half-full seems to be good for your heart. (Time)

Are Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram responsible if their users promote eating disorders? (Salon)