Dr Joe Today

July 30th, 20180779 There is increasing interest in the over use of medical tests, medications and procedures. There has been a belief that more medicine equals better health. In reality it...

July 23rd, 20181866 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....

July 16th, 20180806 Sometimes a person with cancer goes into remission and we do not know why. This does not mean it has not occurred. We don’t criticise them or suggest it better they...

June 19th, 201815387 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 11th, 201801483 It has not been the best of weeks for the big public health empire. The renegades have had two wins despite the might of the state being used against them. That so much...

June 4th, 201801060 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...

May 14th, 20180729 On a recent weekend it was raining so instead of going for a run I used the exercise bike. One bonus (some may disagree) of this is that you can watch TV whilst...

May 7th, 201801223 A recent TV Program has again raised the issue of a sugar tax. All the usual public health suspects were of course in favour. They also bemoaned the influence of...

April 30th, 20180637 With the human body there is a sweet spot for pretty much everything. Our temperature can be a problem if it is too high or too low. Likewise with pulse, blood pressure,...
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