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.

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

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

<strong>Stephen Fry

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

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

More than a mouthful
By Hugh Barnes - 02 August 13:00

<strong>The Khat Controversy: Stimulating the Debate on Drugs</strong>

David Anderson, Susan Beck

Mind those booby traps
By Annalisa Barbieri - 02 August 13:00

Forget breast surgery. All you need is a proper cup size.

It's another goal for Iraq
By Jane Feinmann - 02 August 13:00

Amid the carnage, a little-reported, high-quality mental health service has been established

Wages for angels
By Peter Wilby - 02 August 13:00

Disgruntlement in the NHS is greater than ever

Tainted blood
By William Hilderbrandt - 16 July 13:46

Infected blood, the American filmmaker, and allegations of a government cover-up. William Hilderbran

There may be answers, but what’s the question?
By Cliff Prior - 13 July 12:32

What is the Department of Health hoping to get out of the third sector and social entrepreneurs?

A high price of wealth
By Mary Fitzgerald - 12 July 13:00

Observations on Ireland

Praying for new housing
By Beatrix Campbell - 05 July 13:00

Observations on Northern Ireland

Liquid pleasure
By Tom de Castella - 05 July 13:00

London's open-air pools were once a modernist dream, and are as popular as ever

Dot and I gasp our last
By Rosie Waterhouse - 28 June 13:00

Observations on smoking

Herring v Belly
By Richard Herring - 25 June 11:31

The love-hate relationship of one comedian and his beer/crisp/cake-gut

Enough is enough
By Paul Cann - 15 June 14:53

Elder abuse remains a taboo subject but older people must not be denied justice

Wireless world
By Tom Marchbanks - 14 June 13:00

Video games manufacturers are targeting pensioners as potential players

Tip of the iceberg
By Victoria Brignell - 12 June 15:57

There's more to paralysis than not being able to move. Victoria reveals the hidden medical challenge

Time to go?
By Richard Herring - 08 June 9:51

Grey hair sets the mind wondering... is it time to give up the ghost?

Sentenced to a life on death row
By Haydn Lewis - 01 June 13:28

During the 1970s and 1980s nearly 5,000 people were exposed to Hepatitis C. Of these more than 1,200