Natural ways to treat arthritis.

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about avoiding prescription medication with natural alternatives. “Why are you taking drugs when you haven’t tried natural ways to ease the pain of arthritis?” Thus I remind patients they’re not taking M and M candy, but powerful drugs that can cause major complications. Moreover, they forget that many natural…

Get a 2nd opinion before surgery.

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about questioning the necessity of surgery when alternative, safer options can work. Is it better sometimes to run for the woods rather than submit to surgery? The decision is easy when the diagnosis is acute appendicitis or a strangulated hernia. But there are times when a sojourn in the woods…

The Benefits of Liquid Cranberry Supplement

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about the benefits of liquid cranberry supplement. Is Mother sometimes right about medical treatment? This week a report in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that, at times, her batting average is better than that of doctors. Drs. Blayne Welk and Duane Hicklings report the case of…

The Perils of Being a Patient

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about the risks of modern medicine. What is one of the major health hazards today? It’s being a patient. Because there are so many pitfalls, and it’s easy to fall into them. Modern medicine has much more to offer today which makes life better for millions of…