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George Winter

Cheap dreams are made of this

By sa | Feb 7, 2018 |

To help protect the public health from alcohol abuse, minimum unit pricing needs to be introduced, and fast, writes George Winter

High-altitude hand-washing

By sa | Dec 20, 2017 |

As turkey season gets underway, George Winter highlights the importance of good hand-hygiene, which is essential to stave off an unwanted ‘gift’ of gastrointestinal upset

Minding the mind

By sa | Nov 15, 2017 |

George Winter examines the evidence-base to date on the benefits of meditation

Is it just ME or is this a real disease?

By sa | Oct 11, 2017 |

George Winter examines the evolution of recognition for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)

Digesting the evidence

By sa | Sep 21, 2017 |

George Winter on the ever-changing dietary diktats and conflicting evidence on what people should or should not eat

Tainted blood

By sa | Aug 31, 2017 |

George Winter highlights some of the more ethically abhorrent animal and human medical experiments of recent decades

Doing good doesn’t always mean doing right

By sa | Jul 18, 2017 |

Is being moved by the plight of a particular individual or group an insufficient incentive to ignite a spark of generosity, wonders George Winter

DNR: Often misunderstood, seldom a laughing matter

By sa | Jun 21, 2017 |

Leonard Cohen observed in song that ‘we’re only passing through’, yet many believe that life should be prolonged at all costs, writes George Winter

In support of humanitarian intervention

By sa | May 16, 2017 |

Liberal democracies should be prepared to show that they are not prepared to tolerate the intolerable, argues George Winter

A volcanic urge…to suffer injury

By sa | Mar 23, 2017 |

Lava lovers should learn to take a step back when contemplating the latest ‘exciting pursuits’ pushed by adventure companies, writes George Winter

Cultivating a response to injuries on farms

By sa | Mar 15, 2017 |

Farms are out of sight and mind for many of us, augmenting the daunting challenge of addressing farm-related injuries, writes George Winter

In praise of the ‘non-experts’

By sa | Feb 21, 2017 |

The medical and scientific communities can be reticent about inviting and accepting the views of those considered outsiders, writes George Winter

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