Monthly Archives: February 2014

Setting goals with your family doctor

In the “olden” days, doctors gave orders (“Take these medications, start exercising and go on a diet.”), and if patients failed to follow through, they were labelled as “noncompliant”. That term literally meant that the patient did not bend to … Continue reading

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Getting the most from your doctor’s visit

Have you ever left your doctor’s office having forgotten to ask an important question . . . or arrived home not totally clear about everything you had discussed during your visit? This happens all too frequently and it doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Creating Healthier Communities

What are the key factors that influence your health and the health of others in our community? Most of us think first about the health care system and your access to quality care. In the 2009 report of the Senate … Continue reading

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