A walk in Delhi

Last month I went to India to visit relatives. Our annual trips mostly consist of eating, shopping and meeting people. It’s a nice chance to relax with family in a vibrant city which is the capital of one of the largest countries on earth. However, as a woman living in a safe, developed country, it…

We’ve come a long way – adverts from the past.

Today I’m just going to show you a few adverts from the 20th century, that show how our mindsets and adverts have changed. There are adverts showing McDonalds meals and talking about balance, how a fizzy drink is for babies, what cigarette brand are doctors’ favourites and how snacking is time is anytime! I found…

The ethics of changing social norms

This blog is all about population level health, but populations are made up of individuals, and there are times when this can cause a dilemma for some of us. Preventing many diseases involves individuals behaving in a certain way. Health behaviour is determined by many things: our environment (as discussed in my first post) our…