Articles by Michael Blastland
If we've all become armchair epidemiologists, now more than ever we should be challenging our preconceptions
Michael Blastland / March 9, 2020
It's all about how we each perceive risk
Michael Blastland / October 16, 2019
This is not a clash over the science—it is a clash of paternalism about how much risk we should accept
Michael Blastland / December 10, 2018
There is no safe level of drinking, according to a major new study. But who’s to say the very small risks of moderate drinking aren’t worth it?
For years, patients have been told that an early diagnosis can save their life. What if this advice is wrong?
People are very hard to count, especially in a free society. The failings in Britain's system of counting migration reflect the inherent flaws in any mass sampling system. Although the system could...