“Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its own mould, but let God re-mould your minds from within...”
Romans 12:2

Hilary's Desk

Science friction and situational ethics

Hilary Butler - Sunday, February 19, 2012
Back in 2010, the New York Times Dr, Abigail Zugar, did a book review of a book called "White Coat, Black Hat" by Dr Carl Elliott, which anyone with any sense, should read.  Dr Elliot details the murky world of the medical system. The medical system is supposedly kept "murk" clean, by a variety of different "ethics" boards or committees elected on the assumpti...

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Breastfeeding - missing the bigger picture

Hilary Butler - Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Whose right - Piri, Dita de Boni, Kara, Docherty or the Herald Editorial? None of them. And let me say, straight up, I breastfed, because I wanted to, I could - and I KNEW what the medical literature said about breastmilk.  Now, it says way more. Mammary glands are made to feed babies - with anything else, extra-curricula.  The problem with saying that FORMULA feeding&n...

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