Sunday House Call, #621, July 9, 2017: Europe wakes up and tackles low vaccination rates Topics today include: How France and Italy have instituted laws mandating vaccination for all children (but allows for medical exemptions). The Guardian’s take on this. Your calls about what constitutes a rapid heart rate, steroid injections of the knee […]
Sunday House Call Shows
Sunday House Call, #620, July 2, 2017 Topics today include:Self-monitoring of glucose and non-insulin-dependent diabetics is not linked to improve control. Your calls about psoriasis, swelling around an ankle that was previously fractured, using prednisone and topical Voltaren Emul gel, arthritis in the hands, and whether a 24-year-old man should stay on his medications for […]
Sunday House Call, #619, June 25, 2017: Cryosauna + celebrity endorsement + shameless promotion + pseudoscience = a Believer Topics today include: This CBC article is dissected to demonstrate the multitude of logical fallacies, the shameless promotion of pseudoscience by the purveyors of this junk science, and the lack of understanding of physiology when they to […]
Sunday House Call, #618, June 18, 2017 Topics today include: The American Heart Association released a statement on saturated fats and the oils we choose to use. Coconut oil is singled out as the worst choice based on saturated fat content. Your calls about treating foot neuropathy, wrist pain, lost of taste and smell after […]
Sunday House Call, #617, June 11, 2017 Topics today include: How junk food ads constitute fake news and teach young children to normalize their consumption throughout life. Health Canada to organize consultations about changing the ad rules to kids. Your calls about weaning off lorazepam (Ativan), the difference between asthma and COPD, recovering from hip […]
Sunday House Call, #615, May 28, 2017: Counting on calories that aren’t properly counted Topics today include: The reliance on wearable fitness trackers can lead to misinformation and affect lifestyle decisions. All devices tested were grossly inaccurate calculating caloric expenditure for a given exercise or activity. A primer on why less is more with respect to […]
Sunday House Call, #614, May 21, 2017 Topics today include: Direct to consumer advertising by pharmaceutical companies rife with bias and disease-mongering. Steroid injection of osteoarthritic knees no better than placebo. Your calls about cortisone injections, d-dimer tests for blood clots, sore knees, mould exposure, and lifespan of hip replacements.
Sunday House Call, #613, May 14, 2017 Topics today include: Antivaxer tactics; posing as vaccination advocates as they stab you in the back. Post lung cancer surgery exhaustion, the necessity of pacemakers, HPV vaccine and parental responsibility, knee replacements, and psoriasis.
Sunday House Call, #612, May 7, 2017: Come to Minnesota! We have Measles! Topics today include: The antivax movement effect on the Minnesota Somali population results in the largest measles outbreak in 30 years, debunking an antivax letter to the editor in the National Post. Your calls about blood tests used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis, […]
Sunday House Call, #611, April 30, 2017 Topics today include: “Napercise”, Dr. Yoni Freehoff comments on statements about obesity by Senator Kelvin Ogilvie who chaired Canada’s obesity crisis. Your calls about treatments for Rosacea, long term effects of allergy medications and more.