Tag Archives: Public Health

Why Are They All Such Control Freaks?

It never ends. From the comments: 64% of adults support smoking being banned in all cars This isn’t about health. This is about control. These people want to control other people. The clue is in the second word in the … Continue reading

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Bullying Bastard Doctors

Thanks to Rose for drawing attention to this report: At a glance | Prof Dame Sally Davies’ review of obesity crisis Key proposals: Ban eating or drinking anything but plain water on all urban public transport Extend sugar tax on drinks … Continue reading

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The New Savonarolas

Michael Bloomberg seems to be a nasty piece of work: Shocking new claims about Michael Bloomberg’s treatment of women have surfaced in a new upcoming book, “The Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg: Innovation, Money and Politics”, that is set to be … Continue reading

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Losing Public Trust

Via Walt, a couple of pieces about Tobacco Control featuring some antismoker called Ronald Bayer. First: BAYER: The question now is, how come public health officials can’t come out straight and say the reason we’re banning smoking on parks and … Continue reading

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Close Down Public Health England

I liked this purely as a piece of English. It’s about Public Health England’s plans to ruin food by reformulating it. …At the heart of the reformulation delusion is an ignorance of market forces, a deep suspicion of industry and … Continue reading

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Inhospitable Hospitals

The natural world is full of individuals. No single tree is the same as any other tree. No single pebble is the same as any other pebble. No single river is the same as any other river. No single storm … Continue reading

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Staying Alive

From Chris Snowdon: …These health lobby groups appear to be dismissive of the actual public – the choices that people make and the opinions they actually have. They see themselves as speaking in the name of public health, which they … Continue reading

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