Dr. Barry Dworkin
The official website
Wednesday House Call
Sunday House Call Shows
Prevention and Screening
Category: Prevention and Screening
December 10, 2018
Ottawa Public Health goes on vaccine registration blitz
November 30, 2018
The travails and consequences of incidentalomas
November 27, 2018
Study suggests that the greater the fitness level, the less chance of dying within the study period compared to others who are not as fit
November 26, 2018
Blood tests for cancer: Be careful what you wish for because the outcome may not be what you expect or like.
November 22, 2018
Two studies in the NEJM conclude that probiotic use to mitigate symptoms of acute gastroenteritis in children did not ameliorate symptoms and was no better than placebo.
November 15, 2018
Another (wrong) assumption that all there is to diagnosing strep throat can be reduced to doing a rapid strep test. Pharmacists should not be doing these tests. My conversation with Bill provides the details why.
November 14, 2018
Unfortunately, the first Ottawa flu death will not be the last
November 5, 2018
High dose flu vaccine recommendations are not solely based on economic factors. Cost may be greater but vulnerability of older adults are a consideration
October 24, 2018
Number of young people dying from opioid overdose is great enough to negatively affect Canadian average life expectancy
October 22, 2018
Flu vaccine mythos: Normal immune response to the flu vaccine is misinterpreted as ‘getting the flu’. The reality is that there is no active replicating virus in the vaccine. It is also being offered during flu and cold season.