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Sunday House Call, #541, July 26, 2015: Pizza vineyards, and Tequito trees.

  Sunday House Call, #541,  July 26, 2015: Pizza vineyards, and Tequito trees.   Topics today include:This week’s op-ed: Fast-food charity campaigns normalize excessive sugar intake for children. Nick Offerman weighs in here. Your questions, including the effects of anemia, joint osteoarthritis, new onset of type 2 diabetes, thee lack of evidence for Co-enzyme Q10 to […]

Sunday House Call, #540, July 19, 2015: Real scientific research is much more interesting than innuendo

Sunday House Call, #540,  July 19, 2015   Topics today include: How and what constitutes good research you can count on? Your calls about chest pain, loss of consciousness when blinking, post-operative care after heart surgery, sciatic pain, spinal arthritis, and fish oil supplements.  

Sunday House Call, #539, July 12, 2015: The University of Quackademia

Sunday House Call, #539,  July 12, 2015: The University of Quackademia Topics today include:The University of Toronto Scarborough enters the quackademia arena, an antivaxer argues for autrism link with vaccines and ignores evidence, a classic illustration of confirmation bias, backfire effect, cherry-picking of studies, and causation fallacy, the causes of coronary artery disease and the […]

Sunday House Call, #538, July 5, 2015 : Cannabis cart before the horse

Sunday House Call, #538,  July 5, 2015 : Cannabis cart before the horse   Topics today include:Cannabis information centres, childhood traumas, pregabalin side effects, medical marijuana, when do you go to the ER?, bloted stomach, and leg and hip pain.  

Sunday House Call, #537, June 28, 2015: When Marketing become your source of “factual” information

Sunday House Call, #537,  June 28, 2015: When Marketing become your source of “factual” information   Topics today include: WiFi routers for pregnant women?, medications for osteoarthritis pain of the spine, skin changes/seborrheic keratoses, ataxia from alcohol abuse, bogus tests for food intolerances, and sleep problems.

Sunday House Call, #536, June 21, 2015: Quackery kills a child

Sunday House Call, #536, June 21, 2015: Quackery kills a child Topics today include:Homeopathy and herbs cannot save a child’s life from a simple ear infection gone very wrong, Periodic Health Evaluations, back pain, should you do colonoscopies after agee 75?, hammer toes pain, and bone pain in a hand.  

Sunday House Call, #535, June 14, 2015 – Enough with the observational studies!

Sunday House Call, #535,  June 14, 2015 – Enough with the observational studies!   Topics today include:The folly of observational study reporting, controlling hypertension, sleep apnea, slow heart rates, and genetic advances.  

Sunday House Call, #534, June 7, 2015: Levels of consent

Sunday House Call, #534,  June 7, 2015: Levels of consent   Topics today include:Consent issues, blood pressure medication dosage adjustments, opioid withdrawal and toxicity, diverticulitis, FODMAP investigation to reduce bloating and cramps.  

Sunday House Call, #533, May 31, 2015

Sunday House Call, #533,  May 31, 2015 Topics today include:The societal and personal costs of new-anticancer agents that prolong life by months, questions about blood pressure, eye infections and more.

Sunday House Call, #532, May 17, 2015: Simple steps to stay healthy

Sunday House Call, #532,  May 17, 2015 Topics today include: How one 40 year-old can look ten to twenty years older than another, evaluation of memory loss, misdiagnosis of recurrent shingles, chronic fatigue syndrome, and tympanostomy tubes

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