Tag Archives: Public Health

Useless Doctors

I spoke to Nisakiman last night. He got his biopsy results last week. And the prognosis was delivered to him by a harridan doctor who told him that he had “not years” to live, but only months. And of course … Continue reading

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Peter Hitchens’ Puritanism

I have continued to be fascinated by the conversation between James Delingpole and Peter Hitchens that I was discussing yesterday. Picking up where I left off, about 9 minutes in; JD: I can see why you believe in tough laws. … Continue reading

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Self-Appointed?

An article  by Chris Snowdon about Public Health England in the Spectator: Eating, drinking, smoking and lazing around are personal matters that may or may not have personal consequences. In the liberal tradition, this makes them nobody else’s business and, … Continue reading

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Obsession

Hat tip to Rose, for this continuation of yesterdays’s thread. Explicit cigarette-style warnings of the link between drinking and health conditions such as bowel and breast cancer should appear on the labels of alcoholic drinks, a charity has suggested. The … Continue reading

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Arrogant Manipulative Busybodies

Hat tip Joe L for this report: The FDA plan is two-fold: drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are essentially non-addictive. For those who can’t or won’t quit, allow lower-risk products that deliver nicotine without the deadly … Continue reading

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Public Health England

After learning last night that they had a budget of £4.5 billion, I thought I’d try and find out a bit more about Public Health England: We are responsible for: making the public healthier and reducing differences between the health … Continue reading

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Anorexia Nervosa Institutionalised

Many years ago, running an audit of my own energy consumption, I worked out the energy content of all the food I’d eaten in a typical day, and came up with a figure (in kiloJoules) that was about three-quarters of … Continue reading

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