Wednesday House Call May 27, 2015: Don't fear the hype

Wednesday House Call   May 27, 2015: Don’t fear the hype

Dr Barry Dworkin joins Graham Richarson and Patricia Boal to discuss the latest health stories of the week.

Today:

Cancer

The Canadian Cancer Society says the total number of Canadians who will receive a new cancer diagnosis will rise by 40 per cent over the next 15 years.  The group’s executive, Robert Nuttall, says the sharp jump will be because of the country’s growing and aging population.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/cancer-cases-expected-to-soar-40-per-cent-by-2030-1.2392833

Food Labels

New labelling requirements for restaurants

Birth Control Pills

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/newer-birth-control-pills-carry-higher-risk-of-blood-clots-study-finds-1.2392971

Espressos

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/more-than-4-espressos-a-day-can-harm-health-eu-1.2393292

Bitnami