Afternoon Edition – Wednesday House Call April 1, 2015 : The Quackery Edition

Afternoon Edition – Wednesday House Call  April 1, 2015

Dr Barry Dworkin joins Rob Snow to discuss teh latest health stories of the week.


1) Citing GermanWings story. When and what is a doctor obligated to tell authorities about? For example, revoking drivers licenses (e.g. elderly drivers)? Applying for firearms? A gunshot wound? What MUST you share with authorities as a medical professional?
2) Andre Picard: “Today the Ontario Homeopathy Act comes into force. Sadly, this is not an April Fool’s joke. There is no scientific case for homeopathy. It is undiluted quackery.”
3) Kelly Egan on Physician Assistants:
4) Cold FX always worked for me! Was I misled?