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The arts in medicine

By George Winter | Oct 1, 2020 |
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The art of people with chronic diseases, such as epilepsy, can enhance our understanding of living with illness Let’s begin…

If everyone felt that way

By George Winter | Aug 17, 2020 |

The role of saturated fat in the diet and cholesterol in the blood is in need of re-evaluation On 13…

When everybody is an expert…

By George Winter | Jun 16, 2020 |
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‘Science’ does not refer to one thing, and neither does ‘the public’ In a piece for The Critic (28 May…

The smell of human adventure

By George Winter | Feb 27, 2020 |
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Who is brave enough to tackle Everest’s faecal time bomb? In the June 2013 issue of National Geographic, Mark Jenkins…

The annual outbreak of veisalgia on New Year’s Day

By George Winter | Jan 6, 2020 |

Descriptions of the effects of alcohol in medical literature are many and varied hroughout 2019 I had been deferential to…

Environmentalism is a cry from the soul

By George Winter | Oct 22, 2019 |
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Public services, such as healthcare, should understand the impact they have on the environment In May 1982, after Argentina had…

Separating the scientists from the paranoid

By George Winter | Sep 19, 2019 |

Those who seriously evaluate the merits of vaccination should not be grouped with anti-vaxxers Olshansky and Hayflick noted in AIMS…

Pressing pause on the gluttony of TV sport

By George Winter | Aug 20, 2019 |

It’s time to tackle the pandemic of TV sport over-consumption and get our running shoes on One July day in…

A light that fills places you never thought to look

By George Winter | May 14, 2019 |

The death of a friend causes George Winter to contemplate the nature of palliative care and the radiant solace that…

Cracking the egg conundrum

By George Winter | Apr 14, 2019 |

The concept of a ‘settled science’ is flawed as it ignores the fact that the discipline is always in a…

A threat to rest and recuperation?

By sa | Mar 13, 2019 |

George Winter questions whether bedside entertainment systems for patients may do more harm than good In The Convalescent (1825), Charles…

Eating meat – what’s the wurst that can happen?

By sa | Dec 4, 2018 |

George Winter looks at the evidence linking the consumption of red meat and processed foods to a range of health conditions

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