News tagged with family doctors

Workplace stress a growing health hazard

Job-related stress is catching up with the Canadians. A new study by Concordia University economists, published in BMC Public Health, has found that increased job stress causes workers to increasingly seek h ...

Aug 25, 2011
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Requests for lower-back MRIs often unnecessary, research shows

More than half of lower-back MRIs ordered at two Canadian hospitals were either inappropriate or of questionable value for patients. And family doctors were more apt to order these unnecessary tests compared to other specialists, ...

Mar 25, 2013
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