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07 June 2009 @ 07:19 pm
what we need more of  
SCIENCE!:
* The easy sell: science through tickling apes.
* New clues on Huntington's disease
* Neat. How bats recognize each other.
* 'The latest breakdown on technology and the plastics industry.'
* Looking back in time at the formation of the Antarctic ice sheets.
* Elucidating the harm behind homeopathy and the anti-vacciners. (NOTE: graphic-ish.)
* Inside the real British X-Files. (Courtesy shadorunr.)

 
 
Tales from a suburban touristasimplelife on June 8th, 2009 12:09 am (UTC)
Eczema? ECZEMA? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

He told police: “Conventional medicine would have prolonged her life … with more misery. It’s not going to cure her and that’s what I strongly believe.”

Um, no. There is no cure for eczema but it can be managed and it only gets life-threatening and needs super meds when it gets really out of hand. Jeebus, there is even some really hippy shit you can do to make it better such as colloidal oatmeal baths and chamomile creams.

Fucking assholes. ASSHOLES.
squishydish: redfootsquishydish on June 8th, 2009 03:21 am (UTC)
Not just "hippy" idiots, but hypocrites.
http://www.smh.com.au/national/parents-put-social-life-above-babys-ill-health-court-told-20090505-atd7.html
"But despite allegedly shunning conventional medical attention for the nine-month-old girl in favour of homeopathic remedies, when the mother became ill with gallstones she was rushed to a mainstream hospital."
Tales from a suburban tourist: Bitch did wha'?asimplelife on June 8th, 2009 03:23 am (UTC)
I hope they rot in prison for eternity. Seriously.