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By Orlando on August 29, 2012
Todd Akin’s medieval science + pithily excremental phrasing has brought out the musical in a number of people who are much cleverer than him.
By tigtog on August 3, 2012
I know you. We have a lot in common. You have been doing some reading and now you are pretty sure everything in the grocery store and your kitchen cupboards is going to kill you.
By tigtog on July 30, 2012
Eleanor Gibbs has a cracker of an article in New Matilda on the national disgrace that is the continuing roadblocks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme:
By Mindy on June 21, 2012
Starting to wonder if these guys ever feel like Chicken Little.
By tigtog on June 18, 2012
Says the representative of the Argyll and Bute Council in Scotland, whose heavy-handed response streisand-effected a regional scandal into a worldwide media storm about attempts to censor a schoolgirl blogging their school lunches. Now the school lunch menu is being reformed, and the furore helped her raise more than £80,000 for development charity Mary’s Meals. Martha Payne is authentically awesome.
By tigtog on June 2, 2012
Some of you may have noticed that I’ve not been posting as much as usual lately, and that for the last month I’ve been basically avoiding the Twitters. This is basically because of Real Life (TM) – specifically my health, other people’s health and the ever-growing to-do list.
By Mindy on May 8, 2012
Starve yourself thin, what’s new about that?
By Mindy on April 19, 2012
Health at Every Size, for children too.
By tigtog on April 10, 2012
Great analysis from actor Ashley Judd in the Daily Beast regarding media speculation about her “puffy face” last month.
By tigtog on February 4, 2012
Pink cancer marketing globally diverts generous people’s donations away from the organisations doing most of the work towards organisations who are just better at marketing – the filmmakers determined only 15% of monies raised in North America go to research prevention, and 5% to research environmental causes of breast cancer. Does this sound like the best use of donors’ money? And what about all the non-pinkified cancers?
By Mindy on January 8, 2012
Diet promoter suggests grading students based on their BMI.
By tigtog on January 4, 2012
This post is part of our Summer Slowdown repost series: in March 2004 I had breast reduction mammoplasty surgery.