public health

Memorable as the opening line of The Kinks classic Waterloo Sunset, “Dirty Old River” seems as true as ever. Now, London volunteers find 1,000 dirty needles a year in a […]

Syringes litter Hong Kong beaches

Syringes are littering Hong Kong beaches. Thankfully, some good people are trying to gather and remove these, and putting pressure on the authorities to reduce or even eliminate this pollution. Regrettably however, […]

Vancouver is a great city, though but despite several visits I was unaware of the extent of its drug-related problems. Thousands of used needles are being tossed on the ground […]

Excess GP prescribing is almost certainly responsible for massive wastage of NHS funds, increasing antibiotic resistance, and the vast quantities of unwanted pharmaceuticals stored at home, eventually to find their […]