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Why humans get kidney stones and gorillas rarely

Why humans get kidney stones and gorillas rarely

When it comes to kidney stones, gorillas are getting a better nutritional deal than humans
Politicians take note: Readers damn opioid summit

Politicians take note: Readers damn opioid summit

Majority of readers who responded to The Doctor Game column on a proposed opioid summit said responsibility for addiction is on the addict, that addicts are not victims believe naloxone kits as well as safe injection sites abet drug addiction
Gifford-Jones: Do I look like an addict?

Gifford-Jones: Do I look like an addict?

This week, as Dr. W. Gifford Jones continues his exploration of medicinal marijuana, he discovers a surprising aspect of the process
Marijuana for Dr. Gifford-Jones?

Marijuana for Dr. Gifford-Jones?

This week in the Doctor Game column, Dr. Gifford-Jones looks at pros and cons of medical marijuana
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