Archive: Jan 2016

HBOT Takes a Dive: Healing rates for HBO treated DFU’s the same as sham.

January 13, 2016

Source: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Does Not Reduce Indications for Amputation in Patients With Diabetes With Nonhealing Ulcers of the Lower Limb: A Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

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Canada’s New Doctors: Guided by one of Hamilton’s best, Dr. Karen Choong

January 12, 2016

We follow trainee doctors at one of the world's most innovative medical schools to find out what makes a good doctor. Source: Canada's New Doctors: A Question of Life and Death

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5 for 65 and 1 for 33: A small number of patients account for the majority of health care costs in Ontario

January 11, 2016

5% of Ontario’s patients account for 65% of healthcare spending ICES study also reveals that 1% account for 33% of healthcare spending ON JANUARY 11, 2016  Email Print Text size Comment TORONTO | About 65% of healthcare funding in Ontario is spent to care for 5% of the population, according to a new study from the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences. The study, published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, also found that 1% of the population accounts for 33% of healthcare spending in…

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Will the “real” Dietary Guidelines please stand up? — Medium

January 9, 2016

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which inform the $16 billion dollar school lunch program, federal procu… Source: Will the “real” Dietary Guidelines please stand up? — Medium

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