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Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: Patients Upset – Poor Treatment Cited

Xmeeting.com: Why are Dr.Tenenbaum’s patients so upset? Why is it that a majority of them refuse to recommend him to others? What is going on? While a large number of his patients are not ready to pay him another visit, on the other hand, a handful of them are just full of praises for him. There seem to be two …

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Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: Upset Patients, Destroyed Lives?

There are some things we all have come to expect when we visit the doctor’s office. We expect that our medical needs, whatever they are, will be taken seriously and that our ills, whatever their magnitude, will be treated with diligent medical scrutiny. But what if our expectations are woefully short of reality and instead of the empathetic hand of …

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A Threat to Winnipeg’s Water Supply?

Kenora, ON—With Winnipeg’s drinking water under threat from a proposed crude oil pipeline, TransCanada’s consultation process is leaving residents and activists with more questions than answers. In a project called “Energy East,” the TransCanada Corporation plans to convert an existing natural gas pipeline to transport up to 1.1 million barrels of crude oil ­from the tar sands, through Ontario, to …

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Cold sores: Tips for the lips

(NC) — For the one in five Canadians who suffer from cold sores annually, quality of life can be significantly affected. “Cold sores are always an inconvenience,” said Stephanie Dunlop, a cold sore sufferer. “An outbreak means ruined school and vacation photos, kiss-less anniversaries and constant pain. I would do anything to avoid them.” If you’re living with cold sores, …

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Dental hygienists become partner in prevention

(NC) — Oral health is the cornerstone of overall physical, social, and mental well-being. Without a good oral hygiene plan, we put ourselves at risk for serious health complications. In fact, research shows that unchecked plaque on the teeth can result in gingivitis and tooth decay. Even worse, it can lead to periodontal disease, which is now recognized as a …

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Watch for signs of oral cancer

(NC) — Dental hygienists say that we can all play an active role in reducing the risks of developing oral cancer. Our own actions can improve treatment outcomes through early detection and lifestyle choices. Oral cancer is the 13th most common type of cancer in Canada. Researchers tell us that in 2013, an estimated 4,100 people in this country were …

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Best Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu

When you’re feeling under the weather, sometimes all you want to do is curl up on the couch with a fluffy duvet, a bowl of hot soup and a soothing cup of tea. But those aren’t the only solutions to coping with cold and flu. From supplements to homemade remedies from the kitchen cupboard, we’ll try just about anything to …

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Some cold, hard facts about Hypothermia

Hypothermia – not a matter to be taken lightly by anyone venturing outdoors – is the No. 1 killer of outdoor enthusiasts in North America. For those unaware of this deadly medical condition, hypothermia occurs when the core temperature is reduced below its normal level, which is 98.6 degrees. The most common cause of hypothermia is an overexposure to cold …

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Canadian patients with lung disease still dying without access to only treatment

Too many lives have been put at risk and lost to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in Canada since the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (CPFF) first took its fight for access to treatment to government policy. This week, in advance of International Rare Disease Day on February 28th, Canadian IPF patients and caregivers are appealing again to their governments for urgent …

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Saturated fat alone doesn’t predict heart disease risk

The fact is that there is no evidence to prove the decades old belief that one must cut saturated fat intake for a better heart health. In Monday’s issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, data from around 600,000 people was studied, resulting in 45 studies of observation with 27 random trials on coronary heart disease risks. Despite a focus …

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