Author Archives: Kristina Chew, PhD

A Big Change

A Big Change

A long time ago (definitely “before Charlie,” which is “bC” to Jim and me) “someone” (she writes poetry) wrote this to me: Poetry is life; it should change everything around it. Do only what changes you. The lines were written … More »

Weblog Awards 2008

Weblog Awards 2008

Starting January 5, 2009, voting for the 2008 Weblog Awards begins—–and this blog, which I’ve been writing since April of 2006, is among the finalists for best Medical/Health Issues Blog. I’m included in some good company, including Respectful Insolence—-The Differetial—-Junk … More »

Autism Vox 2008 in Review: April

Autism Vox 2008 in Review: April

A constant theme in 2008 was the rebranding of autism, as Orac at Respectful Insolence referred to how the likes of David Kirby have been constantly saying that “autism isn’t autism”—-it’s “mercury poisoning,” “vaccine-aggravated mitochondrial disorder,” “mercury-induced neurological disorder,” etc., … More »