Dr. Gifford Jones

Think you know everything about arthritis?

It’s arthritis month and millions of North Americans are suffering from osteoarthritis,…

Act like animals to save your kidneys

Who are the master chemists that control water balance in our bodies,…

MRSA infections: razor blades on the floor

So you’ve decided to get into shape and join the local health…

Surgery for swinging-door heart valves

What do the swinging doors of a western movie have to do…

When in doubt about an odd looking mole, cut it out

“Is it a benign mole or a malignant melanoma?” you wonder.This is…

Consumers kill Campbell’s U.S. poster child

If your company makes soup, what’s the best way to shoot yourself…

Decrease sugar to sweeten blood cholesterol

Think you know everything on how to lower blood cholesterol? I’m sure…

Have a problem with doctors? But what about doctors?

Do doctors get better medical care? Today, patients frequently complain that doctors…

What you should know about ‘pre-diseases’

Samuel Johnson once remarked, “nothing sharpens the wit so much as the…

Two words, “irresponsibly permissive”, tell a story

How did this country and the U.S., become such drug-addicted societies? A…

“Don’t forget double mashed potatoes”

What shocks my friends when I order a ‘blue’ steak?No, it’s not…

A most unusual way of gauging fertility

How would you react if your doctor said “Remove your pants and…

More natural ways to decrease blood cholesterol

“Should I stop taking my cholesterol-lowering drug (CLD) and switch to the…

Don’t take easy route to treat heartburn

How could North Americans have so many ill stomachs? Why does treatment…

The ‘Great Soap Experiment’ part two

Several months ago I started brushing my teeth with soap. Why?Because I’m…

Major surgery minus the complications

Would you jump at the chance of back surgery that has zero…

New report on the risk of cholesterol drugs

How will history judge me for questioning the benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs…

Just the right prescription for the Stanley Cup

Feeling deprived? No roll in the hay recently? If so, don’t despair,…

Is your parent healthy enough for surgery?

Warren Buffett, believed to be the world’s greatest investor says, “Risk comes…

Will some doctor write this prescription?

Were the judges right or wrong? A man suffered spinal injuries in…