October 30, 2010

Micheál Martin: our deepest sympathy

Like hundreds of thousands of smokers, I cursed Minister Micheál Martin for the introduction of the unnecessary smoking ban here and I have not been too […]
October 27, 2010

Food (and drink) for thought

Famously, in response to complaints about rising prices during the Celtic Tiger years, our Health Minister Mary Harney told us to “shop around”. Thus began the […]
October 21, 2010

Smoking and stress

A doctor on with Pat Kenny on RTE 1 Radio yesterday was discussing the two types of stress, good and bad. Good stress is that which […]
October 19, 2010

The debate is never over

In the study of any science you discover that for the most part the debate is rarely over. The view that the world was flat prevailed […]
October 18, 2010

The OTC is dead, long live the HSE!

I was contacted recently by a journalist for a comment on the imminent closure of the Office of Tobacco Control. My only real sentiment on the […]