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The Doctor Game

We need Lee Kwan Yew – not an opioid summit

We need Lee Kwan Yew – not an opioid summit

This week in The Doctor Game, Dr. W. Gifford Jones contrasts the way Singapore handled and Canada handles drug dealers
Exercise can kill you

Exercise can kill you

There is a fine line between exercising to capacity and overexerting yourself - this week Dr. W. Gifford Jones explores that in his column
Is there a doctor on the plane?

Is there a doctor on the plane?

With the population of flyers is aging, many arriving on board with pre-existing disease and longer flights, the announcement, 'Is there a doctor on board' seems to be more common, says Dr. W. Gifford Jones in this week's instalment of The Doctor Game
Sudan, will humans ever learn?

Sudan, will humans ever learn?

Is it time for a similar society to protect humans from needless, cruel and senseless agony, committed all in the name of religion?, asks Dr. W. Gifford Jones in this week's Doctor Game column 
The Philippines finance oral insulin pill

The Philippines finance oral insulin pill

Developer of the pill that would do away with insulin injections couldn't find funding to complete trials in Canada
The Mediterranean Diet for a long life

The Mediterranean Diet for a long life

Foods rich in polyphenols and lycopenes may extend both the quantity and quality of human life by preventing age-related diseases and conditions
Insomnia: It's shortening your life

Insomnia: It's shortening your life

Sleep studies show the shorter you sleep the shorter your life
Why don't we read history to save lives?

Why don't we read history to save lives?

In 1948, Dr. Frederick Klenner found that none of the 60 polio patients he treated with massive doses of vitamin C developed paralysis
A great view, but will it kill you?

A great view, but will it kill you?

In a recent Toronto study, zero percent of people who had a heart attack in their homes on the 26th floor or above survived
The right answers about flu could save your life

The right answers about flu could save your life

In this week's column, Dr. W. Gifford Jones discusses the pros and cons of flu shots, over the counter treatments, vitamin C and natural remedies