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Sunday House Call, #483, April 20, 2014

Sunday House Call, #483,  April 20, 2014   Topics today include: An excellent article by Dr. Joe Schwarcz on a treatment for chemophobia, triple bypass surgery prep, fingernail colour change, kidney care after removal of cancerous kidney, and recurrent sinusitis.  

Sunday House Call, #482, April 13, 2014

Sunday House Call, #482,  April 13, 2014 Topics today include:Celebrity medical “experts”:, vaccine allergies, psoriatic arthritis, and evaluation of thyroid nodules.  

Sunday House Call, #481, April 6, 2014

Sunday House Call, #481,  April 6, 2014 Topics today include:Screening tests need to be used judiciously, breast cancer screening, staging tumours, pulse pressure, and thermography is not a recognized means of screening for breast cancer because it lacks evidence to support its use.

Sunday House Call, #480, March 30, 2014

Sunday House Call, #480,  March 30, 2014   Topics today include: What do you think about fast-food restaurant food prep with bare hands? Should they wear gloves? You calls about knee joint injections, stomach pains, and a girl with recurrent undiagnosed seizures.  

Sunday House Call, #478, March 16, 2014

Sunday House Call, #478,  March 16, 2014   Topics today include: dieting issues, inner ear balance problems, tennis elbow and ulnar nerve compression, heel spurs, eustachian tube dysfunction, and elbow bone spurs.

Sunday House Call, #477, March ,9 2014

Sunday House Call, #477,  March ,9 2014 Topics today include: Initial impression on Dr. Yoni Freedhoff’s new book The Diet Fix, questions about osteoarthritis treatment, coronary artery bypass surgery, successful use of pregabalin for chronic pain, diabetes diagnosis and its consequences, abnormal uterine bleeding, and digestion issues with bloating after meals.  

Sunday House Call, #476, February 23, 2014

Sunday House Call, #476,  February 23, 2014 Topics today include: A cool replacement for wheelchairs that dramatically improves the quality of life for people with paraplegia, treatment options for the pain that follows a shingles infection, medical specialists who cannot find work in Canada, and arthritis diagnosis and management for a woman who is having […]

Sunday House Call, #474, February 9, 2014: Women’s health discussion with Dr. Sony Singh

Sunday House Call, #474,  February 9, 2014

Today’s show focuses on women’s health issues. Dr. Dworkin welcomes Dr. Sony Singh to his show. Dr. Sony Singh is Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at the Shirley E. Greenberg Women’s Health Centre at The Ottawa Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor and Fellowship Director with the University of Ottawa’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

 

Sunday House Call, #473, February 2, 2014: Voodoo pseudomedicine

Sunday House Call, #473,  February 2, 2014

Topics today include: A story about a patient who had paid exorbitant amounts of money for bogus tests ordered by a naturopath that created more problems than they solved, a caller with a similar story of spending over $3,800 for useless investigations, hip replacement surgery complications, the use of Aricept for treating dementia, the difficulty establishing the why some people develop MS, and newer medications used to prevent stroke in people who have atrial fibrillation.

Sunday House Call, #470, January 5, 2014

Sunday House Call, #470,  January 5, 2014   Topics today include:A scathing critique of the ADHD medication business, investigating the cause for anemia, shingles vaccine, treatment of swimmer’s ear, breastfeeding problems, leg cramps and a cracked heel in a diabetic.  

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