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our bodies and minds
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.
By tigtog on November 28, 2011
[t]he media images and fashion icons that we aspire to emulate are constructions. Like billboard signs and magazine editorials, the pictures are manipulations that distort our sense of normal bodies.
By blue milk on November 23, 2011
You don’t need to feel guilty for what you choose to eat, and you have nothing to make up for, and no reason to apologize. You don’t need to titter and say “Well, maybe just a little bit more” when someone offers something you want to eat. Food guilt season is upon us! And that [...]
By Beppie on November 22, 2011
It’s been almost a month since Allie Brosh posted this at her blog Hyperbole and a Half, but I only just saw it: Adventures in Depression. I know I can definitely relate to this, and I have the feeling that I’m not the only one. Related posts: Blogging Against Disablism Day – link round up [...]