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The Doctor Game

Is it time to loosen your tie?

What’s the best way to diagnose disease? Today, as never before, there are many scientific tests such as ultrasound, CT scans, MRIs and more blood and genetics tests available every year.

Defending cows

“Don’t buy any more butter”, I told my wife many years ago. I was a naïve young doctor at that time and I believed my cardiologist who advised the use of margarine instead to prevent heart attack.

Can lasers regenerate teeth?

Over 400 years ago, Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, realized the importance of sound teeth.

For the right diagnosis, consult a dog

Skin cancer is one of the most preventable types of malignancy. But according to The Cancer Society, it is also one of the fastest increasing malignancies.

When your lub-dub stops being regular

The tick, tick of a Rolex watch is very reliable. The lub-dub, lub-dub, of the heart is also reliable, in early age.

Who says 10,000 steps a day?

How many steps do most people take daily, and how many are needed for good health? I had no idea how many I take and thought it would be interesting and prudent to find out.

Boomers now know the pain of arthritis

Psst! Do you want a tip on how to make millions of dollars? Buy a company that sells painkillers. Why? Because the boomer generation is starting to hurt more with each passing year. And they expect effective relief from the agony of arthritis.

What you should ask before you say 'I do'

We’ve often heard a minister ask, “Mary MacTavish, do you take John MacDuff to be your lawful husband, to love and cherish, till death do you part?” But in 2014, hasn’t life become more complicated for such a lifetime vow? Sho

Robotic surgery still requires skilled human hands

Dr. Harvey Cushing, one of Harvard’s great neurosurgeons, once remarked, “There is no such thing as minor surgery, but there are a lot of minor surgeons.

Did Jim Flaherty Have To Die?

Could the life of one of Canada’s great Ministers of Finance have been saved by medical treatment? You did not have to be a doctor to see the change in his facial appearance and realize he was not well.