Communication with the unconscious

When I first saw the title of this article, “Giving the ‘unconscious’ a voice, I immediately wondered if it would be more depressing facilitated communication crap. But this looks really interesting: To find out whether a simple conversation was possible, the researchers selected one of the four – a 29-year-old man who had been in ...

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Abortion and breast cancer: The manufacturversy that won’t die – Orac takes a look at this steaming pile of BS. I remember the last time the awful people with the giant mutilated fetus posters were making life miserable on campus, they were pushing this claim. And seemed very puzzled that I was angry they were ...

More on the Boobies

What Orac has to say about the new USPSTF recommendations on breast cancer screening: Whether the cost is worth it or not comes down to two levels. First and foremost, what matters is the woman being screened, what she values, and what her tolerance is for paying the price of screening at an earlier age, ...

Everyone’s favorite: Boobies.

From Skepchick: No, Ladies, the New Breast Cancer Guidelines Aren’t Patronizing I mean, not a lot for me to say here. I agree. The guidelines aren’t patronizing. From the AP article about this: “Overall, I think it really took courage for them to do this,” she said. “It does ask us as doctors to change ...