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By Mary on February 22, 2011
Life at 3: Fighting Fat. Ooo boy. It probably wasn’t ever going to be good, was it? Good food, bad food, headless fatties and children in marginalised families reduced to obesity risks.
By Lauredhel on March 24, 2010
So tonight, Channel Ten News is all about New! Groundbreaking! Research! purporting to show that women actually need “three times more exercise than previously thought(!!1!)” in order to avoid weight gain. No longer twenty minutes per day, we all have to exercise for a full hour each and every day in order to not inflate [...]
By Lauredhel on November 16, 2009
I wrote about this before, with very preliminary data, very small numbers – the June figures from the CDC on obesity as a risk factor for swine flu, which was showing that the prevalence of obesity in the ‘severe’ group was actually a lot less than the prevalence of obesity in the general population. The [...]
By Lauredhel on June 15, 2009
…That’s what I would be saying, from actual sources instead of the mainstream news, if I believed that a sample size of 30 was likely to give statistically significant results. Anne Schuchat, M.D., interim deputy director for the CDC’s (Centers for Disease Control) Science and Public Health Program, is on it. AAFP quotes her as [...]
By Lauredhel on January 10, 2009
OK, “What the fuck, Catholic Church?” is like shooting fish in a barrel. But here it is, anyway. The next instalment in my “What the fuck?” series.
Roman Catholic doctors and cardinals are wetting their pants with glee over the fact that an 85 year old chemist who contributed to the original synthesis of norethisterone has now “confessed”, “recanted”, or whatever
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