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Sunday House Call, #610, April 23, 2017: Frog slime flu killer and arsenic-laced-kelp supplements

Sunday House Call, #610, April 23, 2017: Frog slime flu killer and arsenic-laced-kelp supplements Topics today include:A report on inaccurate kelp supplement labeling and how frog slime offers clues to combat the flu. Your calls about Steivia, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, blood sugar levels,  and enlarged lymph nodes

Sunday House Call, #609, April 16, 2017: The prostate cancer screening gamble: USPSTF updates recommendations

Sunday House Call, #609, April 16, 2017: The prostate cancer screening gamble: USPSTF updates recommendations Topics today include: An excellent review of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) update on prostate cancer screening with a great graphic to outline the issues. Your calls about blood pressure medication, osteoporosis medication choices and is drinking Ensure when […]

Sunday House Call, #608, April 09, 2017: Avoiding unnecessary testing

Sunday House Call, #608,  April 09, 2017 Topics today include: Choosing Wisely Canada has produced more information about tests that are not recommended for routine use for many common conditions.

Sunday House Call, #607, April 2, 2017: Graduating from Google Medical Academy

Sunday House Call, #607,  April 2, 2017 Topics today include:Google oversimplifies many medical issues and diagnoses. Your calls about Bone density testing, recovery time from chemotherapy, Do healthy people need B vitamin supplementation?, and when to refer to a kidney specialist. [display_podcast

Sunday House Call, #606, March 26, 2017: Medical news butchery

Sunday House Call, #606,  March 26, 2017 Topics today include: An excellent report by Tom Hauser of KTSP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul on medical news reporting. He interviews Dr. Gary Schwitzer, publisher of HealthNewsReview.org about how badly news outlets report health news. Your calls about a caller experiencing numbness in his lower legs and feet who […]

Sunday House Call, #605, March 19, 2017: How “clinics” are turning stem cells into snake oil

Sunday House Call, #605,  March 19, 2017 Topics today include: The business of promoting not-ready-for-prime-time stem cell treatments. Your calls about bruising after a fall, some causes of pitting edema, treatment of stage 1 melanoma, recovery time after total hip replacement, and should shingles vaccine be given to someone who has had shincgles?  

Sunday House Call, #604, March 12, 2017: Where do you get your news?

Sunday House Call, #604,  March 12, 2017 Topics today include: The best science and medicine websites for accurate and evidenced-based information. Your calls about Barrett’s esophagus, Hip pain, Mumps, and loss of vision in the Right eye.

Sunday House Call, #603, March 5, 2017: How sweet it is!

Sunday House Call, #603,  March 5, 2017: How sweet it is! Topics today include: Reasearchers produce non-addictive Fentanyl in rat study and urine in swimming polls monitored by the sweetness of the water. Your calls about treating fungal toe nail infections, sciatica diagnosis and management, diminished appetite problems in an ailing father, loss of taste after […]

Sunday House Call, #602, February 26, 2017: Medical access, where art thou?

Sunday House Call, #602,  February 26, 2017 Topics today include: The ongoing issue of patients not receiving timely access to health services. Your calls about the differences between a stent and a pacemaker, chronic foor pain from diabetes, indications for lung transplant, the “one visit, one medical problem” policy of walk-in clinics, treament of toemail […]

Sunday House Call, #601, February 19, 2017: New concepts in diabetes management

Sunday House Call, #601,  February 19, 2017 Topics today include stem cell therapies to treat stroke patients are not ready for prime time despite “treatment centres” hype, Pericarditis, reflux disease, food allergies versus intolerances, PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica), and flu vaccines. New research in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes management.

   

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