Latest Simon Chapman Stories

A License To Smoke
2012-11-14 12:40:18

Two experts debate the merits of a "smoker's license" in this week's edition of PLoS Medicine

2012-09-26 23:00:25

Simon Chapman, Professor of Public Health at the University of Sydney thinks the extra publicity that celebrities provide can help promote public health.

2008-08-30 09:00:47

By Wakefield, Melanie A Durkin, Sarah; Spittal, Matthew J; Siahpush, Mohammad; Scollo, Michelle; Simpson, Julie A; Chapman, Simon; White, Victoria; Hill, David Objectives.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.