I know there are a lot of issues with women in the super hero…

But can I just say that I love that the two women in the Avengers universe movies - Black Widow and Maria Hill - are bad ass fighters and just normal chicks. No machines, no super serum, no explained powers - just run of the mill human women kicking ass and keeping up with the men who need to have super powers to do… » 4/16/14 11:38pm 4/16/14 11:38pm

Should we pay high risk populations to get vaccinated?

As most of us learned through both common sense and the evidence thoughtfully provided by anti-vaxxers in the form of measles outbreaks, the greater the number of individuals vaccinated, the greater the public health benefit. IV drug users (IVDU) are at a particularly high risk for hepatitis B. Fortunately, we have a… » 4/15/14 4:46pm 4/15/14 4:46pm

It is one of my secret shames that I semi regularly read people.com

Today I learned that Ginnifer Goodwin married that dude who plays her husband on Once Upon a Time. I found this vaguely to mildly interesting so I clicked on it (slow morning). And oh am I glad I did, because it introduced me to this comment, which will from henceforth be my go to "big fucking deal" expression. » 4/13/14 11:17am 4/13/14 11:17am