The other AIDS conference

 Posted by on July 16, 2010 at 10:35 am
Jul 162010
The other AIDS conference

I’m just putting my 2 cents worth out here to help let the world (especially the media) know that there is more than one international AIDS conference taking place in Vienna this weekend. AIDS – Knowledge and Dogma, Conditions for the Emergence and Decline of Scientific Theories features speakers from around the world to address […more]

Practicing while under the influence of Pharma

 Posted by on July 8, 2010 at 8:44 pm
Jul 082010
Practicing while under the influence of Pharma

(image courtesy of The Ethical Nag) Just how much are physicians influenced by pharmaceutical reps bearing gifts? It’s a question recently posed in this report on Medscape, based on posts at a physician-only discussion group. The original question seems simple enough: “Are you influenced by the ads on paper and pens?” It was asked by […more]

What’s wrong with being #2?

 Posted by on July 2, 2010 at 7:12 am
Jul 022010
What's wrong with being #2?

I’ve written before about my interest in geeky stuff like the Alexa website rankings.  A fellow AIDS dissident turned me on to Alexa last year, using it to point out how many Dissident websites and blogs there are out there, and how favorably many of them rank, especially compared to those websites that exist solely […more]