Friday, July 20, 2018

Oooooh, Yes, Make Obesity A Protected Status, Puhleeeze

We have an interesting proposal this morning. That obesity should become a protected status under the Disability Act and similar laws. To which we...

IFS And Health Foundation Report On £2,000 Each For The NHS...

The Institute for Fiscal Studies are pretty good at the bean counting and they're - well they say they are - impartial as to...

Well Of Course Truvada Will Increase The Amount Of Risky Sexual...

Truvada is a pill which provides pre-exposure prophylaxis. That is, one gets to go do the risky stuff while reducing the likelihood of getting...

Trump’s Planned Parenthood Restrictions Seem Fair Enough

Donald Trump is bringing in some further restrictions upon what Planned Parenthood - and others - can do with the Federal funding they receive....

Commissioner Gottlieb Strikes Again

Piled on top of grille lighter fluid that has difficulty catching fire, faucet aerators that take half a minute for the hot water to...

The Lancet- British Babies Dying Because Inequality

It's difficult, in this modern world, to find something that would still exist if we were more equal. The list of things that would...

The NHS Hasn’t Paid £19 Million In Compensation

A story that near all of the papers seem to have this morning - that the NHS has paid £19 million in compensation for...

The Graveyard Is This Way, Sir

Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted in the Boston Herald celebrating a consensus reached in his state: Massachusetts is...

Annals Of The Bleedin’ Obvious – NHS Workers Largest Customers Of...

Isn't this just disgusting? We know, know very well, that the National Health Service is the very Wonder of the World. Danny Boyle told...

Booze Kills As Badly As Cigarettes Apparently

We have a new study out, in the Lancet no less, telling us that the new, lower, limits for reasonable alcohol consumption are just...