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Public Health Nannies Want to Stop You From Boozing. Why? Because Cancer

Drinking booze is specifically associated with oropharyngeal and larynx cancer, esophageal cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, breast cancer, and colon cancer. The group treats consuming alcohol as a pu... read more

Confessions of a Nanny-State Food Cop: The Truth about Public Health

The nanny ... went into public health to meddle in people’s private lives. Just because that's what we like to do. I don’t know why I’m telling you all this, maybe it’s the kale juice talking. I’ll ha... read more

Health policy: nanny state or catalyst for change?

When people say that these sorts of interventions are nanny state, I ask: do you want ... and Public Affairs Manager at World Cancer Research Fund International, based in London. He has a background i... read more

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Better Ways to Promote Public Health

I disagree with conservative aspirations to install the nanny ... because it does make you better off according to the true theory of the good”, we’ll want to know by what authority his conception of ... read more


Why gov’t should regulate food like tobacco & alcohol

Researchers attribute one-quarter of all cancer diagnoses to obesity. Yes, we’re fat. But not because we lack ... for the government’s public-health department to stop you from eating a candy bar ever... read more

Paternalism and Public Health

Why has the charge of “nanny state” been such an effective rallying cry for opponents of government-sponsored public health measures ... he sees that there is a sign next to it, but because the messag... read more

Life in a herd – and why in health watching symptoms is easy, but finding causes is hard

Everyone knows we should exercise more, drink less, and stop ... about health that we need to have. Or rather, enough of the right kinds of conversations. So we decided to built a series of podcast in... read more

Anti-smoking efforts have saved 8 million lives

It was the first time a surgeon general said that smokers had a 70% greater chance of death and that heavy smokers were 20 times more likely to develop lung cancer than non-smokers. The landmark repor... read more

Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot

Fairness dictates that policymakers either need to play nanny and ban everything that's bad ... Legalized pot will also produce public health benefits, Forbes reports. Because alcohol consumption is m... read more

Does Your Body Belong to You?

You can see it in the comments from Michele Bachmann’s husband, Marcus—who says homosexuals are “barbarians” who need to be “educated” and ... was being breached,” he concedes, “but public health is t... read more

Cap sugar, fat and salt, three hours of exercise a day: Labour’s plan for unhealthy kids

Launching the Labour Party’s new plans for public health today – it’s an ... choice (the Tory favourite) and a nanny state (the domain of Labour’s political roots). Food does not get eaten unless you ... read more

A Commentary on Dean Galea’s Note

It is important that we not, ourselves, label non-paternalistic measures as paternalistic because we do not want to give the “anti-nanny staters” additional ammunition. Paternalistic measures are empl... read more



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