A Weight-loss Intervention Shows Promise for Low-income Mothers Post-childbirth
An Internet-based weight loss intervention produces greater weight loss in these women than a standard care program alone. (Source: NIDDK News)
Source: NIDDK News - June 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

James Gips, Who Extended Computer Use to the Disabled, Dies at 72
He helped develop two technologies that allowed people who could not use a mouse to communicate with a computer, and thus with the world. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NEIL GENZLINGER Tags: Gips, James E (1946-2018) Deaths (Obituaries) Disabilities Computers and the Internet Boston College Science and Technology Source Type: news

Most Teens, Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Report Stigma
FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 -- Stigma is common in teens with type 1 diabetes and is associated with poor glycemic control, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Anne-Sophie Brazeau, Ph.D., R.D., from McGill... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Decoding New York State's prescription monitoring program - Virani S, Aoun EG, Genova N, Brainch N, Gomes CA, Ahmed S, Hurley B, Bazzi L.
This column describes the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP), New York State's prescription monitoring program, and its compatibility with HIPAA and Part 2 of Volume 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The authors review use of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Google, Facebook domination has RUINED the internet for everyone, warns EPIC report
(Natural News) The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) warned in a statement to Congress that today’s internet is simply not sustainable thanks to the unsavory practices of internet bigwigs Facebook and Google. These two tech firms have so much power over the flow of information, they say, that internet users’ privacy is essentially “under assault.”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not All Screen Time Bad Is For Kids?
BOSTON (CBS) — If you think screen time is universally bad for your kids, you may be wrong. According to new government research looking at the brain development of children and the effects of media, certain types may be more beneficial than others. The NIH study looked at the media habits of 4,500 nine and 10-year olds beginning in 2015. Researchers found that social media like texting and using Instagram was associated with some positive effects, such as increased physical activity, less family conflict, and fewer sleep problems, while greater use of general media like video games, television, and the internet was ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Health News Instagram Screen Time Video Games Source Type: news

The convergence of smartphone apps, gamification and competition to increase cycling - Weber J, Azad M, Riggs W, Cherry CR.
This study investigates how changes in cycling encouragement program game mechanics affect measured bicycle riding frequency. The study relies on cycling program participant data from three large-scale and recurring annual encouragement campaigns (the UK N... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Buying the girl next door: a study of solicitations for sex online - Kosloski AE, Bontrager-Ryon S, Roe-Sepowitz D.
This article addresses the increasing popularity of the internet as a profit center for the commercial sex industry. In their study of responses to decoy sex ads placed in an online forum, the authors found that those seeking escort services are highly inf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexuality in the internet era: expressions of Hispanic adolescent and young people - Ballester-Arnal R, Gil-Llario MD, Gim énez-García C, Castro-Calvo J, Cardenas-López G.
Cybersex is an important manifestation of sexuality among adolescents and young people. However, there is not enough information about this sexual expression, in particular, in cultures such as Latino culture, which has a traditional perception of human se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Use of internet resources to support prolonged exposure for combat-related PTSD - Yeomans PD.
In vivo exposure as part of Prolonged Exposure (PE) requires the patient and therapist to generate a list of cues that are reminiscent of the trauma and generative of distress. In contrast to civilian trauma, it can be more challenging to build a robust in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tattoo-Like Sensor Could Provide Continuous Monitoring of Vital Signs
Sometimes a doctor needs to measure his or her patient’s cardiac activity for longer than a brief ECG reading would record. In this instance, a physician might prescribe a Holter monitor to record long-term vital signs during normal physical activity, but these devices can have some drawbacks. They might be bulky to wear and could cause itchiness and skin irritations where they are attached to the body. And they don’t provide information in real time. Umana Medical Technologies has developed products that aim to make wearing a heart monitor more convenient for patients and offer the ability of being able to tra...
Source: MDDI - June 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

A picture tells 1000 words (but most results graphs do not): 21 alternatives to simple bar and line graphs - Hertel J.
Graphical representation of results are a central component of original research articles in sports medicine. There has been recent criticism in the scientific community of a heavy reliance on simple bar graphs and line graphs to illustrate results because... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

How public health nurses' deal with sexting among young people: a qualitative inquiry using the critical incident technique - Clark M, Lewis A, Bradshaw S, Bradbury-Jones C.
BACKGROUND: Globally, the potentially harmful effects of using cell phone technology for 'sexting' among young people, is a public health concern. The background literature indicates that sexting might have adverse psychosocial consequences for some young ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Recreational use in dispersed public lands measured using social media data and on-site counts - Fisher DM, Wood SA, White EM, Blahna DJ, Lange S, Weinberg A, Tomco M, Lia E.
Outdoor recreation is one of many important benefits provided by public lands. Data on recreational use are critical for informing management of recreation resources, however, managers often lack actionable information on visitor use for large protected ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

What Is the Scope of Practice for Pediatric Care for Chiropractic Doctors?
Discussion “Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Some people look at chiropractic care solely as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or manipulation. Chiropractic physicians also offer a variety of other treatments including nutritional advice, dietary or herbal supplements, therapeutic exercise, posture correction and behavioral counseling. Spinal muscle therapy or spinal manipulation is one of the most common complementary, integrative, and alternati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Taking North American white supremacist groups seriously: the scope and the challenge of hate speech on the internet - Cohen-Almagor R.
This article aims to address two questions: how does hate speech manifest on North American white supremacist websites; and is there a connection between online hate speech and hate crime? Firstly, hate speech is defined and the research methodology upon w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Automatic extraction of informal topics from online suicidal ideation - Grant RN, Kucher D, Leon AM, Gemmell JF, Raicu DS, Fodeh SJ.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is an alarming public health problem accounting for a considerable number of deaths each year worldwide. Many more individuals contemplate suicide. Understanding the attributes, characteristics, and exposures correlated with suicide rem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

When DEA Cracked Down on Opioids, Abusers Moved to Black Market: Study
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 -- Illegal opioid sales on the internet have surged in the wake of U.S. government crackdowns on prescriptions for the highly addictive painkillers, a new study shows. In 2014, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Frontiers of Knowledge Awards issue a call to strengthen scientific culture
(BBVA Foundation) The fourteen awardees in the eight categories are authors of key contributions in the fight against climate change, the search for new anti-cancer therapies, the conservation of biodiversity, the synthesis of new materials, the safeguarding of security and privacy on the Internet, the development of empirical industrial organization and musical creation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GOOGLE banning advertising of nutritional supplements and gun accessories in latest censorship attack
(Natural News) For quite some time now, conservatives have warned that Google’s efforts to combat what it considers to be “fake news” or “hateful content” is really just an all-out attempt to censor Internet content that doesn’t conform to the progressive narrative. With each passing day, it becomes more and more apparent that this warning... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dawn of a New Era for JEMS: It's About 'Time'
Today, our industry is heavily data and technology driven, with CAD systems and EPCRs almost universally used. Emergency care practices are more dynamic than ever, with critical advances in patient care occurring more frequently than a monthly print publication can possibly allow. Because technology and the Web have advanced to a point that it is both instantaneous and reliable, we feel that we can better serve the EMS community by focusing our efforts on delivering JEMS content via our website www.JEMS.com and other digital platforms to allow for a more timely – and frequent – publication. So we’ve decid...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - June 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Dawn of a New Era for JEMS: It's About 'Time'
Today, our industry is heavily data and technology driven, with CAD systems and EPCRs almost universally used. Emergency care practices are more dynamic than ever, with critical advances in patient care occurring more frequently than a monthly print publication can possibly allow. Because technology and the Web have advanced to a point that it is both instantaneous and reliable, we feel that we can better serve the EMS community by focusing our efforts on delivering JEMS content via our website www.JEMS.com and other digital platforms to allow for a more timely – and frequent – publication. So we’ve decid...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Blockchain For Scientists Takes On Elsevier, The Business The Internet Couldn't Kill
Could blockchain be what brings science ’s untouchable publishing giants down? Anita Schjøll Brede, cofounder and CEO at Iris.AI—one of Europe’s hottest artificial intelligence companies—hopes so. She explains how Project Aiur works at CogX AI festival, part of London Tech Week. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kitty Knowles, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Helping senior citizens connect with tech
UCLA sophomore Aleena Sorfazian was looking forward to her first day at Tech Help for U. But she wasn ’t a student; she was one of 20 volunteers who would be teaching older people how to better use their iPhones, iPads, laptops and other devices, as part of a community outreach program created in partnership with UCLA Health.The senior citizens waiting at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica on this Saturday morning were also eager for their sessions to begin as each would receive 45 minutes of individual instruction with a student/tutor prepared to answer their technology questions and coach them as they practiced thei...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

WebMD acquires Jobson to bolster content for pharmacists, eye health practicioners
Internet Brands subsidiary WebMD, which also oversees the Medscape brand of physician-facing mobile and web-based educational content, has acquired  Jobson Healthcare Information, another healthcare content group, for an undisclosed amount. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

A grandma irons her granddaughter's Pride flag, and the internet swoons
It was a mundane gesture. And yet for Lexie Nobrega, it was so much more. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s How Many Young People Are Seeing Unwanted Sexual Content Online
More young people have access to the Internet than ever before, and researchers are trying to understand what risks are involved. A new study published Tuesday in the Journal of Adolescent Health, reports that one in five youths are seeing unwanted sexual material online—and one in nine are getting unwanted requests for sexual material from their peers or adults. Study author Sheri Madigan, a child and adolescent psychologist, says that many young clients have described their risky online behaviors to her. “Some teens I worked with set up meetings offline with strangers they had met online,” she says. &ld...
Source: TIME: Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Using Internet search data to examine the relationship between anti-Muslim and pro-ISIS sentiment in U.S. counties - Bail CA, Merhout F, Ding P.
Recent terrorist attacks by first- and second-generation immigrants in the United States and Europe indicate that radicalization may result from the failure of ethnic integration-or the rise of intergroup prejudice in communities where "home-grown" extremi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

'I just wanna see someone get knocked the f. out': spectating affray on Facebook fight pages - Wood MA.
Spurred by the advent of the Internet and the camera phone, in the early 21st century street fighting met the information superhighway. Today, one of the key vehicles accelerating this turn are Facebook fight pages: user-generated content aggregation pages... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Dick pics on blast: a woman's resistance to online sexual harassment using humour, art and instagram - Vitis L, Gilmour F.
This article brings to attention and explores women's use of non-traditional forms of resistance to online sexual harassment. In this piece we use Anna Gensler's Instagram art project Instagranniepants to examine how women are appropriating the language an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Exploring the relationship between cold case homicide survivors and the media - Wellman ARP.
After a homicide, survivors are thrust into relationships with a myriad of professionals. For cold case homicide survivors, these relationships are likely to develop into long-term, persistent interactions. Interviews from 24 cold case homicide survivors i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The relationship between media portrayals and crime: perceptions of fear of crime among citizens - Hollis ME, Downey S, Carmen A, Dobbs RR.
Fear of crime has been an area of increasing concern in criminological research in recent years. This is a study of (1) the relationship between media portrayals of crime and the prevalence of fear of crime, and (2) the key demographic correlates of fear o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Wild, wonderful, white criminality: images of "white trash" Appalachia - Young ST.
Films in no small way have the ability to reflect and shape public perceptions. The following is a discussion of how three documentaries set in rural West Virginia, Dancing Outlaw (1991), The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (2009), and Oxyana (2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Internet addiction and its relationship with suicidal behaviors: a meta-analysis of multinational observational studies - Cheng YS, Tseng PT, Lin PY, Chen TY, Stubbs B, Carvalho AF, Wu CK, Chen YW, Wu MK.
OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies that investigated the putative association between internet addiction and suicidality. DATA SOURCES: Major electronic databases (PubMed, Embase, ClinicalKey, Cochrane Libr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Assessing online misogyny: perspectives from sociology and feminist media studies - Moloney ME, Love TP.
Scholarly and lay publications have highlighted increasing online misogyny. We review the dominant, cross-disciplinary analyses and conceptualizations of cisnormative, heterosexist, misogynistic discourses. From feminist media scholarship, we highlight fou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Emotional religion? Exploring the religious beliefs and religious experiences of real vampires - Williams E.
It has been argued that the growing resurgence of contemporary vampire literature has resulted in the re-emergence of the vampire as a new sexy modern beast not seen in fear, but rather seen as a creature that is respected, desired and even wanted. Alongsi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Social representations of peace in terrorism talk: a United Kingdom talk-radio analysis - Kilby L.
This article employs combined critical discourse analysis/membership categorization analysis to examine social representations of peace that appear within 2 United Kingdom talk radio debates about terrorism. After an initial overview of how and where socia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The association between valence of social media experiences and depressive symptoms - Primack BA, Bisbey MA, Shensa A, Bowman ND, Karim SA, Knight JM, Sidani JE.
BACKGROUND: Social media (SM) may confer emotional benefits via connection with others. However, epidemiologic studies suggest that overall SM is paradoxically associated with increased depressive symptoms. To better understand these findings, we examined ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Is Social Media Changing the Doctor-Patient Relationship?
Survey results reveal age-related differences in the ways patients use the internet and social media to find health information and talk with their physicians. Fortunately, family physicians are rising to the challenges that poses. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - June 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Funding Awarded for Interactive Health Information Kiosks
The GMR office is excited to announce that Richland Public Health in Mansfield, Ohio has been granted a Health Information Outreach Award for its project, Interactive Health Information Kiosks in Richland County Libraries. Background: Richland County (RC) is comprised of an urban center surrounded by a number of rural villages and townships. Both of these areas are comprised of RC’s impoverished and underserved populations. Access to relevant and appropriate health information has been a long standing issue within RC. Many residents do not have personal access to Internet services and have low education levels. In a...
Source: The Cornflower - June 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Funding News from the Region Outreach Public Health Public Libraries Success Stories Source Type: news

Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 -- Online physician reviews tend to be skewed positively, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Timothy Daskivich, M.D., from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

May 31, 2018: Two Suburban Chicago Residents Charged with Illegally Selling Narcotics Over the Internet; Law Enforcement Seizes Websites
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - June 6, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

New technologies could make it possible for companies to track your emotions and health just by scanning your body
(Natural News) Companies might not need to mine data from your Facebook account, track your smartphone, or hack your Internet connection to find out how you think and feel. In a U.K. Business Insider article, the natural processes of your body provide clues about your emotions and health, and emerging technologies can read these signs... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amazon ’s secret health lab revealed: ‘Grand Challenge’ working on cancer research, medical records
A secretive unit of the internet giant is believed to be focusing on a variety of health issues, including cancer research and medical records, as well as other areas like logistics, CNBC reported. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women on the Rise in Global Health: Q & A with a Malian Trailblazer
June 14, 2018How can more women rise to leadership positions in global health and beyond? Hawa Diallo has some ideas.en fran çaisWhat will it take to open more leadership positions to women in global health? How can we help more women and girls get the health services they need? And are we anywhere close to achieving gender equality?These are some of the questions we ’re asking in our Women on the Rise in Global Health series. We’re looking for ideas and insights from women leaders throughout the health care and global health fields on how they’ve gotten where they are, and what it will take to cha...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

AI & #039;s Big Move into Healthcare Not Slowing Down
The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is rapidly taking shape. Pharmaceutical and medical device companies are tapping into the ability of machine learning to make their products more efficient and effective for patients. Even FDA is becoming more comfortable with AI and has recently given approval to several technologies that have embraced machine learning. ThinkGenetic, a digital health startup, has leveraged the power of AI to help patients understand themselves and the likelihood if they have a genetic disease. The company’s CEO and co-founder David Jacob will be at MD&M East, moderating t...
Source: MDDI - June 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: MD & M East (New York) Digital Health Source Type: news

Jimmy Kimmel mocks black people with impunity ... because he's a liberal, and liberals never face any consequences for their BIGOTRY
(Natural News) The shocking double standard in the way that Leftists treat conservatives versus members of their own tribe has perhaps never been more shockingly apparent than with the recent controversy over statements made on the internet by conservative, Trump-supporting actress Roseanne Barr. Roseanne, as you may already know, recently had her show cancelled and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Should Fruits and Vegetables Be Washed?
Discussion Fruits and vegetables are great sources of nutrition and often are eaten raw. However, they can become contaminated during harvest, transportation, production, preparation and storage. Produce accounts for about half of all foodborne illness and about 20% of foodborne deaths. Outbreaks have been associated with all food sources including home gardens, local farms and large scale commercial food operations. Vegetables most associated with illness are leafy green vegetables, herbs and sprouts. Learning Point What are the best ways to keep raw fruits and vegetables safe? “Wash your hands with hot soapy water...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 4, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Tackling depression with digital tools
Internet-based services can treat people with depression, improve access to therapy and raise the quality of care, according to an EU-funded project that has conducted the first large-scale trials of a novel blended treatment approach using standard therapy sessions combined with digital tools. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - June 4, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Sweet nothings, lazy slurs and rhyming slang | Brief letters
Brian McFadden ’s dress sense | Antimaterialism | Amazon jargon | Restaurant names | Marshmallow test | Brian CloseI ’m so sorry Brian McFadden found it difficult to make good clothes choices when he went solo but I didn’t appreciate him saying he “looked like an old lesbian aunt” (Boys to men, G2, 30 May). I ’m a lesbian aunt (who at 58 I’m sure he would deem ancient), I’ve never worn a suede shirt, and I have a great hairdresser. Time to cut the lazy insults, Brian.Sylvia AshtonSheffield• A welcome puncturing of materialistic attitudes from Mairi-Frances McKay (Ho...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Pop and rock Music Fashion LGBT rights Amazon E-commerce Internet Technology Children Society Psychology Science Life and style Cricket Sport Source Type: news