A trade to fall back on

There’s a scene from “The Vartabedian Conundrum” in Big Bang Theory where Sheldon says that his Aunt Marion gave him a stethoscope as a child because “he should have a trade to fall back on” if the theoretical physics thing didn’t work out. Trust me, that’s relevant. But let’s go back a step first. This … Continue reading A trade to fall back on

An unavoidable HIV epidemic in the Philippines?

An article highlighted by an editorial in the BMJ shows the increase in HIV in the Phillippines and the reduction in average age at the time of infection. Sex workers, bisexuals, and overseas workers are all at great risk - and so are their sexual partners. Given the nature of the sex trade in the … Continue reading An unavoidable HIV epidemic in the Philippines?