Friday Links – Asthma Boxing “Excuse,” Flu Vaccines

Boxer Vitali Klitschko Says Some Controversial Things About Asthma
I don’t know anything about boxing except what the Rocky movies taught me, but I’m pretty sure you should file this under “Trash Talk.” (Wildly inaccurate, stereotype-perpetuating trash talk.)

The Problems with Privately Funded Research
Ever wonder how accurate medical research is, particularly when a pharmaceutical company funds it? Or why so much medical research comes from drug manufacturers in the first place? Read this.

Flu Vaccine Primer
I know I don’t have to preach to my regular readers about the benefits of influenza vaccinations for asthmatics, but this post answers lots of questions you might have.

Look at the Pancakes Everyone on the Internet is Talking About
Jim’s Pancakes.

18 responses to “Friday Links – Asthma Boxing “Excuse,” Flu Vaccines”

  1. Samantha says:

    The problems with klitschko’s statement become glaringly obvious when you see the comment left on that story :(

  2. MC says:

    Love the pancake blog…. quite fun. :)

  3. kerri says:

    those pancakes . . . are awesome.

  4. Libby says:

    The Halloween article was very well written. I really liked your “clean the costume” suggestion! Hey, did you see this this study? So nice to have some science I can point toward.

    Oh! My son had his flu vaccine…at his regular allergy doc visit! Only one shot and the H1N1 was included in the same dose. I’ve never been so happy about sticking a needle in him. Unfortunately, he didn’t feel the same way!

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