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Not neonatology: le grand tour

We have decided as a family to take a break, a pseudo-sabbatical to visit the down-unders, learn about their culture, present at conferences, and generally focus on de-stressing and self-improvement. The 3 kids are out of school, and will be … Continue reading

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Not neonatology, not directly at least

I am a constant follower of the Science-based medicine blogs.  They have several excellent writers including Mark Crislip who coined a widely quoted phrase about so-called integrative medicine, where science based medicine is mixed with all sorts of woo; acupuncture, … Continue reading

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Meat the Munch Bunch

Being in a bilingual family has many great pleasures, but there are also extra opportunities for misunderstanding. Tonight, when reading a sequel to ‘Meet the Munch Bunch’ one of the kids asked me, ‘what does it mean (qu’est-ce que ça … Continue reading

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I think our spring is broken

Spring officially started already (who decided that spring starts at the same time all over the northern hemisphere and lasts exactly 3 months? To me, spring starts when the snow is gone, the trees are budding and the birds start … Continue reading

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Worms are beautiful

I found these amazing pictures of Marine Worms just stunning I won’t copy them here as I think the photographer deserves the clicks! https://www.behance.net/gallery/Worms-Renaissance/15109599 Well maybe just one…

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The walking dead: the uninsured in the USA

I don’t normally comment on politics here, it isn’t the point of this blog but sometimes I probably won’t be able to stop myself. I worked in San Diego for 4 years, and I saw a lot of the good … Continue reading

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I have to change my opinion of Russell Brand

Turns out he is bright, thoughtful, and can articulate the disillusionment of many millions. Watch his interview with Jeremy Paxman. I certainly don’t agree with everything he has to say, but his passion for the fight against economic disparity, entrenched … Continue reading

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