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About the Author Gifford Jones

Dr. Gifford-Jones (AKA Ken Walker) is a graduate of The University of Toronto and The Harvard Medical School. He took post-graduate training in surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, McGill University in Montreal and Harvard. During his medical training he has been a family doctor, hotel doctor and ship’s surgeon. He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons and author of seven books. His medical column is published by 70 Canadian newspapers, several in the U.S. and the Epoch Times which has editions in a number of European countries. He was Senior Editor of the Canadian Doctor, a regular contributor to the magazine Fifty Plus and other publications. Ken is married to Susan, has four children and 11 grandchildren. His hobby is trap shooting. Dr. Gifford's articles on niagarabuzz.ca are those of the credited author of the article or message and the expressed opinions are not necessarily those of the site owners, operators, developers, or host. Articles and messages on this site are for information purposes only and should not be used to diagnose or treat any illness, disease, or other medical condition. Natural products and any claims made about specific products on the site have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration nor Health Canada and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.