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Sunday House Call, #544, August 16, 2015: Eyes on caffeine

Sunday House Call, #544,  August 16, 2015: Eyes on caffeine Topics today include: This week’s op-ed: How can a person’s eye movement when watching a music video indicate concussions? Also, what happens to your body during the minutes and hours after drinking an energy drink? Your calls about degenerative disk disease, whooping cough booster vaccines […]

Sunday House Call, #543, August 9, 2015: Go West and South fair Resident

Sunday House Call, #543, August 9, 2015: Go West and South fair Resident   Topics today include: The Ontario Ministry of Health is cutting residency positions, fungal nail infections, atrial fibrillation and shortness of breath, arsenic in rice?, hallucination reported by a 90 year old, and fingernail changes.  

Sunday House Call, #542, August 2, 2015: Natural intelligence, natural world, supercool products from real science.

Sunday House Call, #542,  August 2, 2015: Natural intelligence, natural world, supercool products from real science.   Topics today include:This week’s op-ed: the ebola vaccine is showing incredible results after being created in a fraction of the expected time. Also, can fish make sunscreen and plants produce pesticides for agriculture? Dr. Dworkin takes your calls […]

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.  

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