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The Doctor Game

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's up for a fecal enema?

John Dillinger, the notorious bank robber, was once asked why he robbed banks. He replied, “That’s where the money is.

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

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.

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.

Gifford-Jones: 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.

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.

Death by measles?

How would you react if your unvaccinated child or grandchild died from measles? No doubt your response would be one of agonizing grief. What you wouldn’t know is that this personal tragedy did not have to happen in 2014.