Monthly Archives: September 2009

No HPV vaccine link to girl’s death?

UPDATE: Sept 30 – The day after British teenager, Natalie Morton, died, preliminary post mortem results reveal that she had a serious underlying medical condition and that Cervirax was likely not to blame for her death. A British teenage girl …

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Carisoprodol Soma

Apparently, WWE’s Jeff Hardy has been embroiled in a drugs scandal related to prescription drugs such as carisoprodol (Soma) and steroids. Allegedly, “excessive” amounts of these and other substances were found in his home. Jeff Deville’s column on PWTorch defends …

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Meet the Elements

Elephants and almost every living thing are made of mostly four elements: carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen, and oxygen…but let They Might be Giants introduce the elements in their own inimitable musical way: Thanks to GrrlScientist and several other people for alerting …

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50 Million Chemicals

I just received a press release from a PR representative of the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) alerting me to the announcement of the 50 millionth registered chemical substance on Tuesday, September 8. Fascinating! Or is it? Read my critique in …

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