“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

A costly lethal plague that we must wash our hands of

Hilary Butler - Wednesday, April 25, 2012
So said Dr Glenn D Braunstein, M.D., today, in Huffington Post while lamenting the fact that every year, one in 20 people are infected by staff, and 98,000  Americans die, because the medical profession still don't wash their hands.Dr Braunstein is unusual, in that he's speaking out.(Either that, or ... he's naive.) He rolled out the usual stories of Semmelweis, and also exp...

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TB "A vaccine blueprint"

Hilary Butler - Tuesday, April 24, 2012
This week's "The Science" contains an opinion piece on future vaccines for TB which deserves a historic comment.  The title of the article "Opinion: A TB vaccine blueprint" isn't likely to make headlines in the lay media for pretty obvious but unstated reasons.  They relate to the fact that most parents today, are under the "illusion" that the great white plague was vanquished by...

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Archie Kalokerinos - This is your Life.

Hilary Butler - Monday, April 02, 2012
Dr Archie Kalokerinos died on 1st March, 2012, at the age of 85. How many people even realise that so many people thoughts so well of him, that he appeared on Television's "This is Your Life"? Looking through all the video footage and photos of Archie, and going through the memories, it's hard to know what to say, or where to start, because his death just brings a lump t...

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