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W. Gifford-Jones, MD - What I Learned as a Medical Journalist

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Info: Columns by W. Gifford-Jones, MD

As a medical journalist, Ken Walker (aka W. Gifford-Jones, MD) has spent his life interviewing a variety of medical experts and writing about health and medical research. This book brings together some of his best columns in a single volume. A graduate from the University of Toronto and the Harvard Medical School, Gifford Jones' articles combine his vast medical knowledge and journalist's curiosity with the approachable writing style that has made his column a favorite for 70 Canadian newspapers over a span of 38 years. Never shying away from controversy or critical thought, Gifford-Jones raises questions both essential and provocative that should be of interest to all those who care about one of their most precious possessions - their health.

Info: Columns by W. Gifford-Jones, MD

As a medical journalist, Ken Walker (aka W. Gifford-Jones, MD) has spent his life interviewing a variety of medical experts and writing about health and medical research. This book brings together some of his best columns in a single volume. A graduate from the University of Toronto and the Harvard Medical School, Gifford Jones' articles combine his vast medical knowledge and journalist's curiosity with the approachable writing style that has made his column a favorite for 70 Canadian newspapers over a span of 38 years. Never shying away from controversy or critical thought, Gifford-Jones raises questions both essential and provocative that should be of interest to all those who care about one of their most precious possessions - their health.

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Title: What I Learned as a Medical Journalist
by W. Gifford-Jones, MD.

Contents / List of Included Columns:

Foreword


1.

* Prescription Drugs Kill - Natural Remedies Rarely

* So Health Canada, Where are all the Dead Bodies

2.

* Don't Become a Diabetic Statistic

* Why your Child May Die before You

* Styrofoam™ Popcorn and How to Trick a Bartender

3.

* PGX® Fibre Fights Obesity

* PGX® Fights Constipation, Cholesterol and Obesity

4.

* The "Ain't So's" about Cholesterol

* Should You Fly over that Big Gaping Hole?

* New Report on Risk of Cholesterol Drugs

* Which Do You Prefer - Heart Attack or Diabetes?

* Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs and Muscle Damage

* "It Felt Like Somebody Had Put Lead on my Legs"

* How t * Control Cholesterol Numbers by Natural Means

* Low Blood Cholesterol and Heart Failure

5.

* Vitamin C and Lysine Powder Help Prevent Heart Attack

* Common Questions about Medi-C Plus™

* Peewee Amounts of Vitamin C Won't Stop Heart Attack

* Eye Examination Can Diagnose Impending Heart Attack

* How "GAAADD" is Slowly Killing North Americans

* Will President Clinton's Physicians Prescribe Coenzyme Q-10?

* Vitamin C: What You Don't Know about its Multiple Benefits

6.

* Sytrinol®: A Natural Way to Decrease Cholesterol

* Non-Toxic Ways to Lower Blood Cholesterol

7.

* My Personal Vitamin and Mineral Program

* Vitamin K2 Essentials for Good Bones and Hearts

* What You Don't Know about Magnesium

* Vitamin D Therapy: Course 101

* To E or not To E

* Why the Bear Had the Last Laugh

8.

* Fighter Pilots: Can You Pass Their Test?

* I'll Loan You My Daughter if This Doesn't Worry You!

* Heroin for Terminal Cancer Patients

* Rx for the Heart: Marry a Smart Woman

* We Need a Boar's Head Pub in Every Hospital

* New Treatment for the Fractured Male Organ

* Rx Ha Ha

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