For non-smokers, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in Canada – it has been linked to the deaths of 3,200 Canadians annually.Here are some resources to help you learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family. https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthlinkbc-files/radon https://machealth.ca/programs/radon/
Our office will be closed on Saturday November 12 and Monday November 14, 2019.
Our flu vaccines arrive at the clinic this week and our first clinic is scheduled for Saturday October 19. For more information on our flu vaccination clinic schedule see here. Call the office and book your vaccine now.
Tim Caulfield tackles pseudoscience and celebrity endorsement of health and wellness products not based in science. See Globe and Mail article
After 40 years to the day in practice, Dr. Vivian Paul has decided to retire from family practice. We will all miss her and wish her well in her future endeavours. We are very happy to have Dr. Alyssa Cantarutti who has joined the practice and will take over the care of Vivian’s patients.
Our family practice resident Sean Hardy has completed his residency trainingcongratulatiosn Sean! Sean is doing a third year of training at St. Paul’s Hospital in Emergency Medicine before starting practice.
Thank you so much to all the patients, colleagues and staff that contributed to the raffle. You raised a grand total of $895.70 to support Health for Humanity’s work in Guatemala. That’s amazing! This will pay for running 2 operating rooms for a day – for example, treating 8 young patients with cleft lip or […]
Thanks for supporting our friends in Guatemala! Health for Humanity is a Canadian, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization that provides health care to the people of Guatemala. Dr. Pauls has joined the group as a surgical assistant in the operating room for the past 7 years. Health for Humanity is… VOLUNTEER OPERATED. No salaries or infrastructure, and […]
Here is a link to a new video about Health for Humanity, the volunteer group The Dr. Pauls goes to Guatemala with.
A good article in the Globe and Mail re why xrays, CTs and MRIs are often not appropriate investigations for back pain: