Dr Joe Today

July 1st, 20190408 For the record, I enjoy a glass or two of wine with dinner and have enjoyed a glass at social functions. It is even the case that through the course of my existence, I...

June 3rd, 20190575 It has not been a good week for big public health. In a massive backdown, the Australian Heart Foundation has pulled a series of advertisements which suggests that...

May 6th, 20190506 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...

April 22nd, 20190568 Regular readers know that I am a strong supporter of the rights of individuals to live their lives as is best for them, without interfering with the rights of others to...

April 8th, 20190587 Those old enough to remember the 1970’s may remember the P 76 motor car. It was supposed to be the best car ever built.  The manufacturers told the public it was...

March 25th, 20190513 Recently I had the great privilege of being part of the Australian launch of the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR). In the 50 years to 2013, smoking rates...

March 11th, 20190939 Recently my daughter was going to a music festival with a group of friends. Like her father she likes music and tried playing it - without great success. On the cusp of...

February 25th, 20190940 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...
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