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Ottawa, ON

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Dr. Barry talks about the latest health trends, the latest research and breakthroughs. The show strives to provide medical information to our listeners that is credible, unbiased and backed by evidence, not anecdote. Nothing can take the place of a visit to your own doctor, but we guarantee that tuning into Sunday House Call is a prescription for useful information on living a longer, better quality of life!

Language:

English

Contact:

c/o 580 CFRA 87 George Street Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9H7 1 416 926 4163


Episodes

September 17, 2017

9/17/2017
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Dr. Dworkin discusses the proper way to treat a form of heart disease: diabetes. Then, he takes your calls on Beaver Fever, herniated disk pain, and loss of balance attributed to back pain.

Duration: 00:40:12


September 10, 2017

9/10/2017
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Dr. Dworkin takes your calls on breast pain, acid reflux, sweating cures, and much more!

Duration: 00:40:18


September 03, 2017

9/3/2017
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Dr. Dworkin discusses the scary reality of some homeopathic treatments. Then, we take your calls on topics such as the safe amounts of weight to lose, wrist arthritis, and the potential hazards of ingesting mouthwash!

Duration: 00:39:47


Small peanut allergy treatment study is promising but much work remains to be done

8/31/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 31, 2017 Source: A peanut allergy ‘cure’ may be on its way. Here’s how it works Reference: Long-term clinical and immunological effects of probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy after treatment cessation: 4-year follow-up of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Duration: 00:04:55


Wednesday House Call August 30, 2017

8/30/2017
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Wednesday House Call August 30, 2017 Dr Barry Dworkin joins Brian Lilley to discuss the latest health stories of the week.

Duration: 00:35:14


Study stating eating more fat, less carbs can reduce heart disease mortality suffers from observational data bias

8/30/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 30, 2017 Source: Recommended fat intake should increase, Canadian researchers say Reference: Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study Analysis: Results of global fats and carbs study may not be relevant for UK

Duration: 00:04:11


Meaningful comprehensive changes needed to treat opioid addiction

8/29/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 29, 2017 Source: Ontario urged to declare opioid emergency, as Ottawa safe-injection site sees 50

Duration: 00:03:37


Case of measles confirmed in Toronto through Pearson Airport

8/28/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 28, 2017 Source: Case of measles confirmed in Toronto, passengers at Pearson airport potentially exposed

Duration: 00:03:17


August 27, 2017

8/27/2017
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Dr. Dworkin takes your calls on a wide range of medical topics such as a new Japanese treatment for ALS, injections for joint arthritis, and methadone treatments!

Duration: 00:38:11


Functional MRI shows brain changes even after concussion recovery. Clinical significance still to be determined.

8/25/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 25, 2017 Source: University athletes with concussions still show changes in the brain after medical clearance to play Reference: Neuroimaging of sport concussion: persistent alterations in brain structure and function at medical clearance

Duration: 00:04:22


West Nile virus in Ontario: Most people do not have symptoms and recover without incident. Use repellent and protective clothing.

8/24/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 24, 2017 Source: Ontario facing worst West Nile Virus ‘outbreak’ in 15 years, says researcher Reference: West Nile virus in Ontario, Canada: A twelve-year analysis of human case prevalence, mosquito surveillance, and climate data

Duration: 00:03:56


Wednesday House Call August 23, 2017: Mosquito dive bombers

8/23/2017
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Wednesday House Call August 23, 2017 Dr Barry Dworkin joins Rob Snow to discuss the latest health stories of the week. Today: West Nile virus. Numb toes and pain. What can be the cause? Low back pain not being treated very well Hyperhidrosis or profuse sweating problems Shingles vaccine

Duration: 00:34:03


Yes, breakfast is important for children but Kellog’s selection-biased “study” is pure marketing disguised as science

8/23/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 23, 2017 Source: Students who go to school hungry lose 2 hours of productivity every day: report Reference: Here is the press release. I especially like the “About Kellog Canada Inc” blurb at the end that lists their sugar laden cereals under the guidance of good nutrition.

Duration: 00:04:27


Baby powder ovarian cancer link judgment Illustrates poor understanding of risk assessment

8/22/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 22, 2017 Source: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $417 million in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

Duration: 00:05:48


Bill and I talk about fentanyl overdose and some solutions to the opioid crisis

8/21/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 21, 2017

Duration: 00:05:38


Sunday House Call, #625, August 20, 2017: Pass the peanuts!

8/20/2017
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Sunday House Call, #625, August 20, 2017: Pass the peanuts! Topics today include: A peanut allergy treatment looks promising. Your questions about: Blood pressure medication-weighted you increase or decrease the dose. The importance of the cardiovascular disease risk assessment The timeline for a swollen left knee to resolve Problems at a methadone pain clinic Use […]

Duration: 00:40:09


August 20, 2017

8/20/2017
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Dr. Dworkin is back from vacation and taking your calls on blood thinners, methadone clinics, and much more!

Duration: 00:40:09


Wednesday House Call August 2, 2017

8/2/2017
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Wednesday House Call August 2, 2017 Dr Barry Dworkin joins Brian Lilley to discuss the latest health stories of the week. Today: Persistent sinus congestion for three weeks guidelines for treating urinary tract infections and a question about a medication for urinary stresss incontinence misdiagnosis of hip pain plantar fasciitis using short term course of prednisone […]

Duration: 00:39:59


Obesity prevalence on the increase according to Health Canada data survey

8/2/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 2, 2017 Source: Canadian obesity rates continue to climb, Saskatchewan takes top spot Reference: Measured body mass index, Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition, 2015

Duration: 00:05:09


13 reasons why you should not overinterpret internet search data

8/1/2017
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Health Headlines Commentary for August 1, 2017 Source: Science says 13 reasons why may be the public health scare people thought Reference: Internet Searches for Suicide Following the Release of 13 Reasons Why

Duration: 00:05:06

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