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House Doctor: November 2012 Archives

Drugs and Grapefruit

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

grapefruit.jpgA study just published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal warns that grapefruit can be deadly if combined with the wrong prescription drug. House doctor Brian Goldman has the details.

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Doctors Should Wash Hands

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Every year, more than 250,000 Canadians contract preventable infections in hospital. That number could be reduced if only health care professionals washed their hands. House doctor Brian Goldman says patients should demand it.

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Mental Illness and Wait Times

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

A new study looks at how long patients with mental illnesses wait in the emergency room for service. House doctor Brian Goldman has the results.

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