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Our lung cancer shame

General elections come and go — and pub bores bray about it not mattering who you vote for because the…

9 May 2015

The cure for the common cold…

It’s that time of year — the weather gets cold, the heating gets turned up and my waiting room fills…

21 Feb 2015
Best lay off the herring and yeast extract, dear. Picture: Getty Images

You don’t need to be posh to get gout…

Diagnosing gout in a patient this week — much to his disgust — I was tempted to remind him that…

22 Nov 2014

Should I be worried, Doc?

I have a cartoon on my office wall at home that I look at every day when I am writing.…

27 Sep 2014