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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.
By Mindy on January 3, 2012
New study shows it is not as easy as calories in =/= calories out for people trying to maintain long term weight loss.
By Mindy on January 1, 2012
Today in WTF?
By Mindy on December 16, 2011
15 interesting things.
By tigtog on November 29, 2011
When skeptics start questioning the scientific basis for the Burzynski Clinic’s highly expensive “antineoplaston” cancer therapy, that’s the time that you are supposed to offer proof of therapeutic benefit. Issuing threats instead tends to make it look like the Burzynski Clinic just doesn’t have any proofs to offer.