Dr Joe Today

November 18th, 201901090 The selection criteria, has changed a bit over the years but medicine still draws from the most intelligent members of society. However, there are different types of...

September 9th, 20190582 There is a fantastic quote by Mark Twain which says “To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail”.  To the medical profession, every problem can look like...

August 12th, 20190720 Some weeks one wonders if we are living in a Monty Python sketch. There has been the case of a person in Canada who identifies as a woman but has had no surgery,...

May 6th, 20190608 Australia is about to go to the polls and as usual health is a “hot topic”. The turnover of prime ministers here has caused some bemusement. For those reading...

February 25th, 201901027 There is a great Groucho Marx quote, which was reprised by Bugs Bunny in numerous cartoons - “Of course, you know - this means war” Regular readers will know my...

November 19th, 20180872 The vaping debate has reached an interesting point. We seem to have moved on from arguing the merits of vaping as being 95% less harmful than smoking. Most of the more...

November 12th, 20180690 Inanimate objects can generate much passion. What matters is how they are used not the objects. A knife is great for cutting food but can be used to kill. Is a knife...
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