Public Health England To Make Illegal McDonald’s Big Mac

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Public Health England, PHE, has decided that McDonald's Big Mac should no longer be legally available in England. At least, that's the implication of...

An Interesting Use Of The Word Should Here

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A small discourse on how we're ruled these days. To explain quite how the prodnoses manage to take over. All encapsulated in this use...

NHS Not Much Cop Say Those Who’ve Tried Other Health Care Systems

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This isn't a surprise to anyone who has tried other health care systems of course, but the NHS isn't much good at being a...

Why Does Zolgensma Cost $2.15 Million A Treatment? Because Someone’s Got To Pay

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Zolgensma is a new drug out to treat a specific genetic defect which usually kills those who have it by the time they're two...

The Problem With Bloomberg’s Healthiest Country Index – Double Counting

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That Bloomberg sometimes releases reports which have more to do with Michael Bloomberg's view of the world than the actual news is sad but...

Some Actual Science On Coronavirus

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It’s not exponential: An economist’s view of the epidemiological curve Richard Baldwin 12 March 2020 The spread of COVID-19 is not going to follow an exponential...

The One True Method Of Beating Obesity – Turn Off The Central Heating

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We've a quite lovely revival of the most paranoid theory concerning why we're all so damn fat these days. Obesity is caused by the...

They’re Right, Down’s Syndrome People Are An Endangered Species

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This is an entirely proper observation, Down's Syndrome people are indeed an endangered species. Well, perhaps species might be a little extreme, variation upon...

The NHS Kills 30,000 People Every Year

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We're told that Google's Deep Mind can identify a problem before it kills people. That's good, that's nice. But now read the story the...

So Here’s A Nice Lie About The National Health Service

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We're used to lies about the NHS of course - Wonder of the World it is, so much so that no one copied the...