Aids and the battles ahead
By Caroline Anning - 30 November 17:05

Ahead of World Aids Day, Caroline Anning meets politicians and activists at a rally in London's Parl

It could have been me
By Shappi Khorsandi - 08 November 12:00

A political activist who fled from Iran 12 years ago was refused asylum after poor representation in

Labour's 'reforms' destroying the NHS
By John Pilger - 01 November 12:00

Tony Benn predicts a revolution in defence of the National Health Service but it may be too late to

Those who die waiting
By Mohammed Omer - 01 November 12:00

Israel's blockade of Gaza is costing critically ill Palestinians their lives

Dazed and confused
By Alyssa McDonald - 01 November 12:00

Social workers are underestimating the damage caused by habitual cannabis use, new research suggests

Change the law to make early abortion easier
By Staff blogger - 01 November 12:00

Women should be given the flexibility to make the best decisions they can in often impossibly diffic

Toyah and cancer
By Richard Herring - 29 October 13:23

'Perhaps the Travelodge likes to list the first name of every employee on these badges and then bene

Abortion time limit must be reduced
By Andrew Fergusson - 26 October 19:12

Former General Secretary of the Christian Medical Fellowship, Andrew Fergusson, argues in favour of

Abortion an unworthy cause
By Julia Millington - 26 October 19:04

We are commemorating a truly unworthy aspect of our past, writes Julia Millington, Political Directo

Celebrating women’s lives
By Anne Quesney - 26 October 18:55

Anne Quesney, Director of Abortion Rights, calls for progressive reform of the abortion law, while c

Forty years old and creaking
By Evan Harris - 26 October 18:55

The foundations of the abortion act should be left alone, but it needs more than a lick of paint, wr

No wonder the world is angry
By Dominic Byrne - 26 October 11:59

The demands of the workplace are squeezing our sleep to such an extent people are increasingly turni

The medicine man
By Ryan Gilbey - 25 October 13:00

Michael Moore delivers a stinging, if clumsy, attack on US health care

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Physician, heal thyself
By Jim Giles - 25 October 13:00

Observations on Big Pharma

Who's afraid of Michael Moore?
By John Pilger - 18 October 13:00

John Pilger argues the spirit and humanity of Moore's film-making shames the supine American media.

A new revolutionary slogan
By Peter Wilby - 18 October 13:00

Peter Wilby identifies a remedy for Brown's ills

Michael Moore: hero or villain?
By Staff blogger - 18 October 13:00

Interviews by Jonathan Beckman

Big, black and dangerous?
By Tom Marchbanks - 11 October 11:42

Institutionalised racism is widespread in the mental health service, yet the government refuses to f

Hysterectomy an abuse of human rights
By Andy Rickell - 09 October 11:01

Removing the womb of disabled girl Katie Thorpe would constitute an abuse of her human rights and wo

Sick: The great American con trick
By Andrew Stephen - 04 October 13:00

Opinion polls in the US show that many believe health care, not the Iraq War, is the nation's bigges

Down in the mouth
By Neil Clark - 04 October 13:00

Observations on dentists

Breaking the silence
By Rachel Cooke - 04 October 13:00

Stephen Fry proves that celebrity docs don't have to be cynical or simplistic

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No model for girls
By Fiona Bawdon - 27 September 13:00

There is now solid evidence that images of super-thin celebrities in the media have a direct effect

Cultivating positivity
By Stephanie Fowler - 26 September 12:48

How with a little extra effort, one may restore balance and harmony to their lives

Tai Chi Chuan : a way of life
By Stephanie Fowler - 25 September 13:04

Tai Chi draws upon the simplest of principles, but mastery does not come as easily

An epidemic of cannabis use?
By Raj Persaud - 03 September 18:23

Dr Raj Persaud warns against the dangers of an epidemic of cannabis use - which he argues could have

Legalise medicinal cannabis!
By John Pring - 03 September 18:20

The editor of <em>Disability Now</em> argues the case for cannabis accepting there are some risks as

Sweet smell of Paris
By Andrew Martin - 09 August 13:00

Observations on smoke

Kidding myself
By Richard Herring - 06 August 11:50

I look in the mirror and see this greying, wrinkled, gonk-faced old man looking back at me

Positive energy
By Jonathan Dawson - 02 August 14:05

The terrifying prospect of a post-oil future: no more ready meals, traffic jams or lonely nights in

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