I have prostate cancer, but I’m happy. Here’s how.
A remarkable experiment suggests that emergency admissions to hospital can be reduced by tackling loneliness
Who is most responsible for high abortion rates? The religious right.
Smoke and Mirrors
Pollution, as scandals on both sides of the Atlantic show, is a physical manifestation of corruption.
New evidence suggests that obesity might be incurable. So why does the government propose to punish sufferers?
The Elixir of Life – In a Poisoned Chalice?
Is life extension science an astonishing promise or an astonishing threat? Or both?
How the media gives Big Tobacco everything it wants.
Why do we transfer the real health risks inflicted by coal onto nuclear energy?
Who killed the plan for cigarettes to be sold only in plain packets?
The Grime Behind the Crime
Could an astonishing explanation for the rise and fall of violent crime be correct?
The Mind Thieves
The evidence linking Alzheimer’s disease to the food industry is strong and growing.
A Death Foretold
Why have successive governments been waging war on one of the world’s best health systems?
The level of excess winter deaths in the UK is higher than Siberia’s. This is why.
A Charming Falsehood
While pressing Stewart Brand to admit he was wrong, it seems that I might have stumbled across a new tactic in the corporate propaganda war.
Is Stewart Brand the New Ian Plimer?
Despite challenging the environmental movement to admit when it gets things wrong, he seems unable to do so himself.
Correspondence with Stewart Brand
Here are the emails Stewart Brand and I have sent to each other
Sending Off the Ref
The government’s disastrous new deregulation programme means that the poor will be fouled by the rich.
Politically Transmitted Disease
Rising rates of teen pregnancy and STDs in the United States are the result of programmes intended to stamp them out.
Help Addicts, But Lock Up the Casual Users of Cocaine
The UN’s proposal for decriminalisation is senseless and destructive
The Great Consolidation
What more can the government shut down? Oh yes, doctors’ surgeries.