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Archives for June 22, 2006

More carnival barking

The latest Tangled Bank has been posted. Go get your science fix there. Over at Emergiblog, a new nursing blog carnival (Change of Shift) has been inaugurated with Volume 1, Number 1.

Mysteriously appearing prematurely briefly last week deep in the heart of the Bermuda Triangle, only to disappear again in an equally mysterious manner, the 37th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle has once again appeared, but this time as expected at the home of Autism Diva. However, the participants are a bit unusual this time, in…

Tamoxifen abuse?

Holy crap. Just when I thought I had heard or seen it all, something comes up that proves me wrong. This time, the “something” comes to my attention via Corpus Callosum. It’s a story about people abusing a drug. Only it’s not just any drug, but a drug commonly used to treat breast cancer (which,…

Via The Onion (of course), Dr. Mike Ruddy proclaims: ‘m a doctor, and I’m damn good at it. Why? Because I learned to be a doctor the old-fashioned way: gumption, elbow grease, and trial and error. I’m not one of these blowhards in a white coat who’ll wear your ears out with 10 hours of…