George Winter

Doing good doesn’t always mean doing right

By sa | Jul 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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

A question of ethics

By sa | Jan 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Establishing the technical feasibility of uterus transplants seems to have taken priority over ethical concerns, writes George Winter

Facing facts on physician health

By sa | Dec 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The notion of the superhuman physician defies an accumulating evidence-base, writes George Winter

A driver of health

By sa | Nov 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

George Winter ponders his irrational prejudice against golf

Myths and medicine

By sa | Oct 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The challenge remains for us to recognise and dispel medical myths, writes George Winter

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