Dr Joe Today

September 11th, 2017115851 There was a time when we believed the earth was the centre of the universe. To be honest, it was not unreasonable for people in the dark ages to accept this. The...

June 22nd, 20170473 A recent paper in the Medical Journal of Australia (here) provides a nice overview of the biases that lead doctors to overtreat and overinvestigate, but also offers...

June 19th, 20170494 We all like good news. It is human nature. But not all news is good. This fact does not mean we can simply ignore it, tempting as that may be. In fact, it is often the...

June 5th, 20170524 Some weeks it is really hard to know where to even begin. Just when you think that health policy and the actions of governments have reached their lowest, they out do...

July 11th, 201601141 There are inflection points in history when things change. After this it can be hard to remember why there was a change and what were things like before. I was thinking...

June 20th, 201601006 Regular readers will know that I rarely discuss my personal life. It is not the purpose of this blog, which is about ideas on health, wellbeing and getting more out of...

October 17th, 201501240 Medicinal cannabis is getting more widely accepted. Australia is about to start trials. This infographic has some interesting information. From Visually. ...
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