The medical realm is one that has always piqued my interest. I have a tremendous amount of respect for anyone who works in the medical field, regardless of their specific title or occupation, and I commend the people who risk their own health and safety to benefit others on a daily basis through their work. … More Lenox Hill: worth the watch
Casts, for anyone who has ever had to wear them, aren’t exactly a pleasant experience. They’re bulky and uncomfortable, you can’t get them wet, and, after a while, they start to get a little rank, both in terms of appearance and smell. While I’ve never broken a bone, I have had to wear a cast … More Say goodbye to itchy, awkward casts
Have you ever withheld information from your physician that you knew you probably should share? Well, apparently Americans do so frequently. “Between 60 and 80 percent of people admit they avoid telling their doctor details that could be relevant to their well-being,” a MedicalXpress article states. A study conducted by senior researcher Angela Fagerlin, chair … More A majority of Americans are lying to their doctors
I really don’t like annoying people. I personally am not a fan of being pestered, or nagged, so I try m absolute hardest to refrain from doing what bothers me to others. That being said, the way the world is going, nagging will soon become the new normal. I’m not sure if I’m the only … More A need for pestering
I wrote a post a while back about the wide array of issues I experienced with the Ontario healthcare system in regard to figuring out what was wrong with my foot. After seeing several doctors, one of which who told me I was making up the pain in my foot for attention and further than … More A lack of trust in the Canadian healthcare system
An article in The Star by Michael Lewis recently caught my attention as it discusses how young adults are making use of technology to responsibly manage their well-being and further access services like no generations before has, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. Lewis references the report in his article, explaining that … More Are Millenials More Health-Savvy Than Older Generations?
Going to the doctor’s can be a real pain in the rear. Perhaps you go and wait for three hours only to see your doctors for five minutes, trying to ask questions as they’re halfway out the door. Maybe you’ve had several bad experiences with doctors, for example, incorrect diagnoses, being made to feel as … More “But I Don’t Want to go to the Doctor’s…”