Fun Police Book Review: “The Health Gap”

December 23, 2015

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The Fun Police finished and reviewed a new book: “The Health Gap” by UCL’s Professor Michael Marmot. And it is a good one I think everyone should read. So if you have not finished your Christmas shopping yet, run the the local bookshop! You can find the full review at The Fun Police site: Read […]

Posted in: General

The Fun Police does religion

December 15, 2015

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It’s December, so let’s discuss religion (primarily because sugar consumption and obesity is too controversial…)! Does religion create equal societies? It should, shouldn’t it ?!!? Read further here: “The Christmas Spirit”

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What is in the name?

November 9, 2015

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Great news! I am really chuffed to announce that the first (of many, I hope) guest blog post has now been published on my The Fun Police blog! And it is about flowers……..or is it……..?!?! So head over now and have a read: just click The Fun Police.

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New Blog Post @ The Fun Police: Medically unexplained symptoms, electricity, and the general population

October 20, 2015

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Occasionally, new papers get published about electrohypersensitivity, or, more specifically, idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fields (IEI-EMF). I have written about this before, and we still do not know whether it exists or not (although, I suppose, that depends a bit on who are talking to). Anyway, new paper got published in the journal […]

Posted in: Public Health

The Fun Police: Should we trust low to moderate increased risks in observational epidemiology, like ever…?

September 15, 2015

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A relatively short post this month, and it is also dealing with something we all know. However, sometimes it is important to reiterate all the stuff everybody already knows. So that they remember them, and you know…everybody actually knows them. So welcome to the wonderful world of residual confounding!   Link to full article: The Fun Police

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Review of “Trust Us We’re Experts” added to the The Fun Police bookshelves

September 14, 2015

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Fearless investigative journalists Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber are back with Trust Us, We’re Experts–a gripping exposé of the public relations industry and the scientists who back their business-funded, anti-consumer-safety agendas. There are two kinds of “experts” in question–the PR spin doctors behind the scenes and the “independent” experts paraded before the public, scientists who have been hand selected, cultivated […]

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New: Book Review “The Spirit Level Delusion – Fact-Checking the Left’s New Theory of Everything”

August 14, 2015

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This book came with so much praise from people I don’t know, including from one of the writer’s direct colleague, that it must be good…one would have thought. It even comes with its own website, where you read an additional chapter 10 for free. So I had a go at it, and this effort really falls into the category “I’ve read it so you don’t have […]

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