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House Doctor: October 2012 Archives

New Cholesterol Test

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

More than 40 percent of Canadians have elevated cholesterol, but many of them don't know it. Brian Goldman says there's a new, painless test that can be administered at your pharmacy that could make a real difference.

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Flu Shots for Health Professionals

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Most Canadians don't get flu shots, and that includes doctors and nurses. Two provinces are considering making flu shots a condition of employment for health care workers. House doctor Brian Goldman looks at the controversy.

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Compensation for Organ Donation?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Nearly 250 Canadians died last year waiting for an organ, and researchers are floating the idea of offering financial incentives to boost organ donations. House doctor Brian Goldman has the story.

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