Dr Joe Today

December 10th, 201802138 Those following me on social media may have noticed the hashtag that I have started- #bigpublichealth. Some have asked what does this mean and why have I done...

November 26th, 20180813 The French have a reputation, rightly or wrongly, for arrogance. They believe that the French way is best and everyone else should get on board. Sometimes they have a...

November 19th, 20180772 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 5th, 20180614 Being healthy is more than eating sensibly and exercising – hence there are eight rather than two pillars of health. Relaxation, sleep, relationships together with fun...

October 29th, 20180654 I have started watching the Netflix Documentary-drama – the making of the mob which chronicles the rise of the mafia in 1920’s America. The key to the success of the...

October 15th, 20180754 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 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...

September 10th, 20180773 In 2004 James Surowiecki wrote a book called “The Wisdom of Crowds”. It made the point that decisions made by large numbers of people individually and independently...
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