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My Wish for My Second Postoperative Day

March 22, 2012, 8:54 pm

Dr. Gifford-Jones comments on the benefits of alcohol consumption in moderation.

Are Vitamins Worth Taking?

March 18, 2012, 2:19 am

Many people wonder if vitamins are worth the investment. Often, vitamins can prevent serious disease.

Rx for OxyContin Addicts

March 14, 2012, 8:08 pm

What will happen to the 200,000 or more Canadian OxyContin addicts now that this opioid narcotic is no longer available?

Try the Kitchen Experiment to Protect Your Vision

February 18, 2012, 12:22 am

Growing older is inevitable, but many of the adverse effects of aging are preventable.

Which Do You Prefer, Heart Attack or Diabetes?

February 16, 2012, 2:09 am

A study reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine has depressing news for those taking cholesterol-lowering drugs (CLDs).

Financial Incentives to Stay Healthy

January 24, 2012, 9:02 pm

If given the choice of good health or the enjoyment of a pizza, pizza wins.

What Did You Learn Last Year?

January 14, 2012, 12:51 pm

Dr. Gifford-Jones, M.D., contributes a weekly column. See how much you learned from it last year.

Hazards of a Closed Car

January 4, 2012, 5:08 am

Nicotine concentrations were 50 percent higher than those found in restaurants and bars that permitted smoking.

The Many Different Faces of Infection

December 28, 2011, 3:06 am

For centuries, infection has been a major killer. Then several years ago, it appeared that antibiotics had largely eradicated this menace.

Mammograms Aren’t the Answer

December 27, 2011, 4:20 pm

If mammography were a drug, it would be removed from the market.

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