Dr Joe Today

December 13th, 201801067 Do you waste time or use it wisely? Are you constantly stressed because you are running out of time?  Is there never enough time for you to do the things you want to...

October 15th, 20180753 Last newsletter I wrote about how the clock was ticking for the boosters of the low fat diet fad in big public health. This was off the back of the US Preventative...

October 8th, 20180770 There are eight pillars of health. One that does not get as much airtime as movement, sleep and diet is relationships.  Research from Brigham Young University in Provo,...

October 1st, 20180746 In these days of evidence based practice where generally the prize goes to the best evidence money can buy, it is refreshing that occasionally “research” catches up...

July 23rd, 20181906 It was a great honour to be invited to give the Michael Russell Oration at GFN 18. The talk is about communicating tobacco harm reduction to different audiences....

June 19th, 201818447 It is interesting to apply current thinking to decisions taken years ago. Whilst our greater knowledge today can make previous behaviours and thinking seem odd or plain...

June 4th, 201801106 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...

April 9th, 20180723 It has been an interesting month. The revelations about privacy breaches have severely dented trust in Facebook. Yet CEO Mark Zuckerberg waited five days before making...

November 6th, 201701589 We like to think that human civilisation advances and learns from history. To some degree that happens. However, it is uncanny how often the mistakes of history are...
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