Link round up for blogging against disablism day.
our bodies and minds
Health at Every Size, for children too.
Great analysis from actor Ashley Judd in the Daily Beast regarding media speculation about her “puffy face” last month.
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?
Diet promoter suggests grading students based on their BMI.
This post is part of our Summer Slowdown repost series: in March 2004 I had breast reduction mammoplasty surgery.
New study shows it is not as easy as calories in =/= calories out for people trying to maintain long term weight loss.
Today in WTF?
15 interesting things.
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.