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Why did Anthony Bourdain commit suicide?

Why did Anthony Bourdain commit suicide?

Fame and fortune do not protect people from depression, says Dr. W. Gifford in this week's column
The greatest threat to your life

The greatest threat to your life

In 25 per cent of cases, the first symptom of this is death
When all this doesn’t happen, we’re all dead

When all this doesn’t happen, we’re all dead

In this week's column, Dr. Gifford-Jones wonders if nuclear war can be averted
What women (and men) should know about hormone replacement therapy

What women (and men) should know about hormone replacement therapy

In this week's Doctor Game, Dr. W. Gifford Jones takes a look at current facts about the treatment
Green funerals: how we can help green our planet

Green funerals: how we can help green our planet

In this week's Doctor Game column, Dr. W. Gifford Jones looks at water cremation and other green alternatives to funeral arrangements
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