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Dr. Iain Corness

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How important are five colored veggies?

In any group of people there will be someone who “knows” what vegies you should eat for good health, cancer prevention and other topical...

The hewers of stone and drawers of water

With the current push for women’s health clinics and practitioners, it is easy for men to feel left out. After all, you’ve no uterus...

Drug Addiction

When I was a young doctor, I had a somewhat morbid fascination with the reasons why my colleagues would be ‘struck off’. Each month,...

Living with cancer

So you have just found out you have “cancer”. What can you do? The first thing is to sit down and take stock of...

Six years! The road to wearing a stethoscope!

To become a doctor many years ago, was a long road. I remember as an undergraduate looking at Med 6 students and thinking “They’re...

Coronavirus AKA Covid-19

By the time you read this, several hundred more people will have become infected with the Novel (new) Coronavirus. The pandemic has not gone...

Yellow Liver, Yellow Liver (sing along)

What is your most important organ? Ask any man and he will undoubtedly point to his bladder’s siphon hose. But it isn’t. The liver...

The Tale of Tanujin

The item you are about to read is one of my favorite medical case histories. Bruises on a child’s body are often considered proof...

Choking, a common problem

Choking is unfortunately a condition you may meet at any time.  The commonest cause with adults is choking on food, and with small children...

Harsher punishment planned for drunk drivers

Not only are you tip-toeing along our streets, preparing for the next police check, the Land Transport Department plans to discuss harsher punishment on...

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Updates during COVID-19 Crisis

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS National Institute for Emergency Medicine:1669 Bang Lamung Police Station: 038 221 800 Bangkok Hospital Pattaya: 038 259 999 Highway Patrol Police: 038 425 440 Nongprue Police...