Is grandma bad for your health?
It should always be remembered that a large proportion of academics are entirely mad.
There are many reasons for this. The cloistered nature of academic research, the need to scrabble for grant money, the urge to garner attention for the latest study and, perhaps most importantly, half these people need a dose of the real world to relieve them of their research-based, theoretical approach to life.
The latest piece of nonsense comes from the Public Health Unit at the University of Glasgow and it is both ridiculous and obnoxious in equal degree.