Day: 2007-05-15

Healthist cheerleading

Disease ‘n’ disability romanticists need to read this, at Twisty’s place. Twisty has a pile of sometimes scary and always downright nasty post-cancer-treatment symptoms. I’m even hopping madder that I find myself capitulating. “So how’re you doing?” people ask me,… Read More ›

After Bastard Boys

There was quite a bit of chest beating about bias with regard to the ABC drama Bastard Boys broadcast over the last two nights. Certainly the show is unlikely to do Greg Combet’s electoral chances any harm at all. But… Read More ›

Breastfeeding Manifesto

That’s the document spearheading a UK campaign from five royal colleges of medicine, nursing and midwifery and backed by UNICEF, which aims to introduce laws supporting breastfeeding mothers by making it an offense for anyone to attempt to stop a… Read More ›