I have no idea what to say, I just didn’t want to fail to acknowledge that this is happening. My thoughts and sympathies are with the hostages, the injured and the families of the dead.
Month: November 2008
Family doctors are still not permitted to prescribe isotretinoin (Roaccutane) in Australia. The drug, used only for severe cystic acne, can be dangerous to fetuses and has been linked (inconclusively) with suicidal ideation and behaviour. We’re all pre-pregnant until proven… Read More ›
Independent Janet Woollard, MLA for Alfred Cover, is introducing a new law to ban cigarette smoking while driving in a car with children in WA (among various other public-smoking limits). Before the Bill has been considered by Parliament, the Police… Read More ›
I’ve been ranting about this on twitter, but most of you aren’t there. I’m completely bemused, gobsmacked, and hornswoggled by Nicola Roxon’s new Men’s Health Ambassadors. They might not be salaried, but they’re going to get their travel expenses paid… Read More ›
Daily Telegraph: Women are safer drivers, but more neurotic behind the wheel THE age-old dispute between men and women drivers has finally been solved – women are the safest but most neurotic behind the wheel. Bad weather and unfamiliar roads… Read More ›
Be Cervix Savvy is a new English cervical screening “awareness” campaign by registered charity Jo’s Trust and Hologic/Cytyc (manufacturers of the ThinPrep cervical screening system). There is some good, plain-language information at the site, though much of it is inexplicably… Read More ›
Formula companies are back advertising infant formula direct to the public throughout Asia. This is happening in the wake of the melamine disaster in which tens of thousands of babies were sickened and hospitalised – and a few died –… Read More ›