Archive for the ‘health’ Category

Why does Public Health England want the government to bring in a sugar tax of up to 20% on soft drinks? They say the tax will reduce obesity. If soft drinks are more expensive fewer drinks will be sold but what about people who can afford to pay the extra, will they care if a […]


Suckers!

30Sep15

Money collected in tax should not be used to pay for pacifiers for idiots! The first official review into the health impact of e-cigarettes concluded that they should be provided on the NHS. The report says that smoking e-cigarettes is 95 per cent safer than smoking tobacco. You know what is 100% safer than smoking […]


What have the health watchdog, NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) got against doctors? NICE claim that GPs are over-prescribing antibiotics and as a result we’re facing an “antibiotic apocalypse“, where long-forgotten infections could kill again, due to rising numbers of bugs that are now resistant. That sounds scary but it’s not […]


At first I thought an “Osteopath” was a serial killer who murders ostriches. That’s not what goes on at all. I’ve Googled it and found out that osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person’s muscles and joints. I’ll find out more later today because […]


It was the most embarrassing moment of my career. You can hear all about it in the latest BOBcast. As well as that, find out who’s really to blame for the VAT scam at airports, why the Second Amendment to the US Constitution needs a rewrite, hear conflicting health advice, One Direction’s marketing mistake, airport […]


Smoke Signals

26Nov14

I saw something at the hospital today that confused me at bit at first, then when I worked out what was really going on, I became more confused and angry. It was raining and as I came out of the car park, I noticed that all twelve people standing at the bus stop were smoking. […]