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  • HEALTH-LYME/

    Blog Don't be 'ticked' off by Lyme disease

    by Dr. Brian Goldman

    The chief medical officer of Canada's Public Health Agency says cases of Lyme disease could be much higher than reported. @NightshiftMD talks about the symptoms of Lyme and what could be causing the increase in infections.

    Posted: Jul 11, 2016 12:57 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 11, 2016 1:13 PM ET
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  • Stem cells

    Blog Stem cell hype and risk

    by Dr. Brian Goldman

    An increasing number of Canadians are becoming medical tourists in search of stem cells. But is it worth the cost and the risk? @NightshiftMD weighs in.

    Posted: Jun 27, 2016 1:56 PM ET read comments
  • Prince Death

    Blog VIP Syndrome can be patient killer

    by Dr. Brian Goldman

    When it comes to doctoring the rich and famous, sometimes, good medical judgment gets cast aside, says @NightshiftMD.

    Posted: Jun 20, 2016 1:57 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 20, 2016 2:39 PM ET
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  • Pharmacare 20141005

    Blog List of Essential Medicines

    by Dr. Brian Goldman

    To combat the shortage of prescription drugs, experts say Canadian authorities should declare a list of essential medicines.

    Posted: Jun 13, 2016 12:35 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 13, 2016 1:09 PM ET
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  • Lee Carter, left, and Grace Pastine

    Blog Assisted dying: time to step up

    by Dr. Brian Goldman

    With no federal law on physician-assisted death, doctors must chart a new and uncertain course. I say it's time for me to say yes to doctor assisted death.

    Posted: Jun 06, 2016 12:39 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 06, 2016 1:13 PM ET
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  • Surgical OR

    Blog Saying sorry for medical errors

    by Dr. Brian Goldman

    When it comes to medical errors, saying sorry may be the hardest thing. NightshiftMD says doctors need to break the wall of silence.

    Posted: May 30, 2016 12:55 PM ET read comments