Musings of a phenomenologist

Science, psychiatry and random musings

Archive for December, 2008

But she’s a professor!

Posted by soveda on December 19, 2008

Thanks to Ben Goldacre’s mini blog I came accross this story. It’s a worrying story for me in several ways, the diagnosis by letter being one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Snoring kills, no really…

Posted by soveda on December 8, 2008

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I was reading a car magazine last week and found an advert selling SnorBan With the strap-line “Snoring Driving fatigue can be fatal”.

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Are you lonesome tonight?

Posted by soveda on December 2, 2008

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Well, if you live in Edinburgh you are likely to be according to this you are more likely to be. Read the rest of this entry »

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