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House Doctor: October 2011 Archives

House Doctor: Heart Failure Not Treated Properly

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

The Heart and Stroke Foundation estimates that half a million Canadians suffer from heart failure. But according to a new Canadian study, the health care system may not be treating patients with heart failure properly. House doctor Brian Goldman takes a look.

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House Doctor: 'Annoying' Patients

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Dr. Brian Goldman looks at a new study that suggests doctors aren't above treating patients they find annoying differently, often to the detriment of the patient.

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House Doctor: Patients Getting Too Much Care?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

According to a new study south of the border, many doctors believe that they are ordering too many tests and prescribing too many treatments for their patients. Our house doctor Brian Goldman looks at the study in detail.

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