Vexed and Vulnerable

  Explored vaccines, local research and recent outbreaks in my latest feature article over at Vexed and Vulnerable: The age-old vaccine debate is detrimental to our health

Health in the Age of Wellness

My latest feature article explores CAM, shams and the commodity of wellness. Every day is punctuated by messages about optimal health with a steady barrage of promises and products in the media. There are hundreds of blogs and social influencers promoting the best possible wellness tips and tricks that are accessible to any reader who…

Science and Society

  Breaking the science silence on the blog to share a piece published over at The Sheaf Publishing Society.  Read about the importance of science literacy, communication and why we need science in society. Can we talk? Addressing the growing disconnect between science and society   Stay tuned for more science stories!

Tangled in the Sheets of Sleep and Science: Part One

  “Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care”   As the late and ever lovely Oliver Sacks said, “Waking consciousness is dreaming – but dreaming constrained by external reality.” Dreaming — that fantastic, frank and, sometimes, quite fu—bizarre activity that we engage in on a nightly basis and yet we know so little…

What’s Your Poison?

View this post on Instagram In honour of Thirsty Thursdays, a new blog post, on the biological effects of alcohol consumption, is live. Drink up and read how alcohol kicks the crap out of our bodies! A post shared by Erin (@signalwhisperhum) on Jan 11, 2018 at 3:43pm PST (Shameless wine drinking boomerang from New…