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The Imaginary Invalid, and their Dodgy Medicine

It’s February, it’s cold, it’s flu season, here and everywhere else in Europe, I imagine. Flu season brings with it a new and interesting cultural experience: here in the South of Europe, people have a distinctly different approach to health … Continue reading

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The Garcia effect (or: The health benefits of ginger lemon honey tea)

Has anyone of you ever had that experience when you can’t eat something any more, because of a negative association? For example, if you once get absolutely smashed on, say, rosé, and you get so drunk that you end the … Continue reading

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