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The practical reality of contraception, Australian edition

Background the first: The practical reality of contraception: A guide for men, by Valerie Aurora, about contraception in the US Background the second: A layperson‚Äôs intro to paying for healthcare in Australia which I wrote as specific background to this … Continue reading

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A layperson's intro to paying for healthcare in Australia

I wanted to write a comparison post to Valerie’s The practical reality of contraception: A guide for men about the Australian equivalents. However, I realised a background in the Australian healthcare system might be needed. Hence this post. Caution: I … Continue reading

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How to improve public health

Discover or suspect that sedentary lifestyles are causing people health problems. Further discover to your shock and horror that people are doing this for such damaging inexplicable reasons as earning a living in an occupation requiring mostly/entirely sedentary desk work. … Continue reading

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The meaning of the word ‘healthy’

I’m not opposed to words having multiple meanings or even skipping around and settling on whole new meanings. As a matter of selfishness, I support polysemy, because my research field is lexical semantics. The more ambiguity, the better, say the … Continue reading

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