Dr Joe Today

June 4th, 20180696 Here is a little talked about, but critical issue for people aiming to reduce weight. To do so one has to burn or use up the fat stores in the body. The standard mantra...

May 7th, 20180871 A recent TV Program has again raised the issue of a sugar tax. All the usual public health suspects were of course in favour. They also bemoaned the influence of...

January 22nd, 20180749 Trigger warning - those offended by politically incorrect views are advised to read no further. Dateline 2024 - a client enters the GP cubicle. “X” (gender or...

December 11th, 201711850 Let me be very clear upfront. We all have to make a living. Only the government can forcibly extract money to keep itself going. The rest of us need to exchange goods or...

April 17th, 201701003 The original concept of public health was to deal with outbreaks of and prevent spread of infectious diseases. This included advice on quarantine, and treatment. Useful...

April 10th, 20170958 Certain things have significance beyond the obvious. One of these is the kitchen table. In a hectic world where many eat in front of screens and eat food, which lacks in...

February 27th, 20170856 There is an old adage that the more things change the more they stay the same. This had new meaning to me whilst listening to music when a 2015 hit was played. It...

April 4th, 201601229 A new report claims that the average person gained 1.5 kilos per decade over the last 40 years. Here we go again. Cue the usual response. The world’s population is...
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