Dr. Barry Dworkin
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Category: Health Policy
March 13, 2020
Social distancing must be ramped up now to reduce new cases of COVID-19
March 10, 2020
What does mean when a N95 medical face mask has past its expiry date?
February 24, 2020
WHO emergency committee member expresses concern that Covid-19 may be “first pandemic challenge that fits the disease X category”.
January 28, 2020
Little evidence to suggest surgical face masks will protect you from coronavirus
January 24, 2020
Hygiene practices and lack of meat-handling regulations in open markets likely contributed to the development of a novel coronavirus.
January 16, 2020
Heartburn-treating drug Pepcid one of many including those for blood pressure control that are not available due to shortages in Canada; the law of unintended consequences plays a predominant role.
December 31, 2019
When anti-vaxxers win, children die. So it did in Samoa.
December 30, 2019
Study looking at ‘traffic light’ labels used predictive mathematical model to calculate health outcomes. Real world data is needed to confirm hypothesis.
December 20, 2019
Coca-Cola continues its advertising to children and adolescents. The adage of “it is not what you say but what you do reveals your true nature” applies to this company.
December 11, 2019
It is not a miracle drug but this cystic fibrosis treatment should be approved in Canada given the evidence and standard of care recommendations