Beware Of Alarmist Nonsense

Beware Of Alarmist Nonsense

Regular readers will know I am not a fan of hysteria in health stories. In the last couple of weeks we have had two. The WA State Government is running an advertising campaign on the dangers of alcohol. Nothing new there you might think. This campaign focuses on the...

Money Tablet

Some interesting figures have been posted on the Medicines Australia website. In the six months to September 30, 2011 37 pharmaceutical companies spent AUD$ 40 million on 18,174 educational events which attracted 423,516 attendees. The average cost per head re event...

A Mad Mad World

As children we look to our parents for protection. As we grow we are gradually able to do more things for ourselves and make our own decisions. Some will be good ones and others we may regret or learn from. The fundamental point is, that adults have the responsibility...