Reckoning Is Coming

Reckoning Is Coming

Let me be very clear upfront. We all have to make a living. Only the government can forcibly extract money to keep itself going. The rest of us need to exchange goods or services in return for money. A business which employs people needs to do the same otherwise it...
Humans Are Social Beings

Humans Are Social Beings

There are eight pillars of health. One that does not get as much airtime as movement, sleep and diet is relationships. According to Medical News Today “Two new meta-analyses from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, UT, reveal that loneliness and social isolation...
How Dare You Improve Your Health?

How Dare You Improve Your Health?

Recently I saw the “controversial” movie “The Magic Pill” which looks at the role of food in our lives and how what we eat might influence our health. It is accepted that 75% of the disease burden in western societies are lifestyle related. This is a function of many...
Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal Cannabis

Every year a number of new drugs come onto the market. Some are greeted with fanfare while others just slide in. There is an assessment process to bring pharmaceuticals to market to show that they are safe, that they work and that side effects are acceptable. To get a...
Sounds Bizarre!

Sounds Bizarre!

There is an old adage that politics makes strange bedfellows. The E-cigarette debate in Australia has given a new twist to this with the Tobacco industry and Tobacco control effectively on the same side when it comes to people continuing to smoke. Sound bizarre? Well...
The “Deplorable” Kitchen Table

The “Deplorable” Kitchen Table

Certain things have significance beyond the obvious. One of these is the kitchen table. In a hectic world where many eat in front of screens and eat food, which lacks in nutrition, the kitchen table stands as a sentinel, where people stop the other things they may be...