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Revealed: Public Health England’s cosy love-in with the anti-alcohol lobby

In January 2016, Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, controversially lowered the drinking guidelines for men and declared that there…

27 Apr 2017

The evidence keeps on growing: alcohol’s health benefits are no old wives’ tale

You may recall the Chief Medical Officer, Sally Davies, telling us in January that there is ‘no safe level of…

25 Aug 2016

The sober truth about the over-50s and drinking

Britain’s real drinking problem lies with mature adults who knock back more than is good for them behind closed doors

18 Feb 2016

Improving public health is a crusade to persuade

In a multi-platform world with global influences, doctors must look beyond the old standbys to spark a change in behaviour

18 Feb 2016