One of the doctors behind a Montreal initiative says a visit to the museum can benefit people with conditions from mental illness and eating disorders to diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as those in palliative care.
A recent study concludes that Canadian family medicine training programs provide little education about abortion, with 57% of family medicine residents having no formal training on the procedure.
Job pressures and a drive for perfection all contribute to mental health issues among doctors and medical residents, but many are hesitant to acknowledge they are struggling.
The health risks of obesity are well-documented, but people are opening up about the negative impact it of medical professionals seeing them only through the lens of their weight or body mass index.
To take or not to take? That may be the question on the minds of many vitamin D users this week after a large study found the supplement does not prevent fractures, falls or bone mineral density in the general population.
At a time when many Nova Scotians are desperate to find a family physician, one clinic says an alarming number of its patients simply skip their appointments with no excuse. It’s now posting the total number of no-shows each month.
Enlarge (credit: Diy13/ Getty Images) Doctors are urging caution after a 24-year-old UK man underwent emergency surgery when they discovered that his severely enlarged colon, filled with feces, had burst. At the time of the surgery, the man had “reduced consciousness” and severe abdominal pain, as well as air trapped under his diaphragm, failing kidneys, […]
The requirement to get a licence every time a doctor wants to go to another province to work is unnecessary red tape that disproportionately affects rural communities, according to some doctors.
Oregon-based physician Alan Schwartzstein knows urine tests aren’t very popular in America at the moment, thanks in part to reports about hospitals using them to rack up medical bills. But he figures it’s a worthwhile cost to protect his patients from opioid addiction. It couldn’t be less sexy as a tool in the fight against […]
A Florida man has admitted to molesting three children, taking pictures of children in public and watching child pornography for 20 years, after police caught him watching child porn on his laptop in a doctor’s waiting room. Keith Garrad, 63, decided that a routine trip to his local medical center in Highland County was an […]