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House Doctor: June 2012 Archives

Sick Doctors Should Stay Home

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Doctors warn patients with colds and flus to stay home from work so they don't spread germs. But they don't always follow their own advice. A recent study says when it comes to their own sniffles. doctors don't know when to quit. House doctors Brian Goldman has that story.

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How to Complain in Hospital and Get Results

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

A recent battle between the daughters of a patient admitted to a Newfoundland hospital and local health authorities became so intense that the parties ended up in court. With that in mind, our house doctor Brian Goldman has some advice about how to complain in hospital ... to help, not hurt your cause.

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Therapy Over the Phone

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

While talk therapy can be effective for people suffering from depression, sometimes patients are reluctant to take the time - and go the distance - to see a therapist. A recent study says the solution may be just a phone call away. House Doctor Brian Goldman has the details.

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