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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Diabetes care depends on how your doctor is paid

From 2006 to 2008, nearly 75 per cent of Ontarians with diabetes did not receive all of the tests recommended to properly monitor their disease. How their doctor was paid was one of the factors determining the care they received, ...

Jun 05, 2014
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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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