In addition to running a successful family medicine practice for 26 years, Dr. Dworkin is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa and received his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal.
He wrote a weekly column in the Ottawa Citizen’s Health Section from 2000 to 2005, and a column in the “Treating Teens” section of The Medical Post.
Listen to Dr. Dworkin on 580 CFRA every weekday morning at 6:50 a.m. on The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll where we add perspective to the media hype. Find him Wednesdays from 1 to 2 PM on Rob Snow’s News and Views
* The advice, clinical studies and recommendations presented in audio and written articles on this website are for general educational purposes and not diagnosis. You should consult your physician or other health professional directly before beginning or changing a course of health treatment.
- Wednesday House Call July 12, 2017: Ya got the money?!
- Hospitals performing private operations despite delays for necessary surgeries (for which there is no money to pay for them and hence the ORs sit idle)
- Study states delayed emergency surgery increases mortality risk
- Health Canada investigating possible sunscreen photoreaction
- Sunday House Call, #621, July 9, 2017: Europe wakes up and tackles low vaccination rates
- High sugar intake in pregnancy cannot show any causal link to increased risk of childhood asthma.
- Should natural health products be sold alongside drugs? No, many have only their health claim as "evidence".
- Wednesday House Call July 5, 2017: Lyme disease in Ottawa
- No causal link to proton pump inhibitor use and increased risk of early death. Results do not apply to general population
- Greater proportion of Lyme-disease-carrying ticks noted in Ottawa's West End
- Sunday House Call, #620, July 2, 2017: The finger jab may not be required
- Immunocompromised child's exposure to chicken pox underscores importance of herd immunity
- Wednesday House Call June 28, 2017
- Self-reported asthma diagnoses confounds study's ability to link it to risk of heart failure
- Canada's natural health remedy/product certification lacks scientific validation