Second Opinion

Second Opinion

An examination of medical ethics and the practioners who define them.

For years there has been a symbiotic relationship between these two giants but its time for increased transparency and some guiderails governing appropriate behaviors.

Making a diagnosis of a mental illness can be difficult and there is a great overlap between normal and illness.

Like any drug, cannabis has risks and benefits. Unfortunately, we are still limited in our knowledge of both.

Palliative care has much to offer in wrap-around services but it is being enormously underused particularly for people with illnesses other than cancer.

A new law requires all medical records including clinician’s notes to be freely available to patients.

Why is that results from drug research studies are so much rosier than the experience using those same drugs in the real world?

Long acting reversible contraceptive (LARC’s) are under-used and often too expensive for many women – but this significantly restricts a woman’s contraceptive autonomy.

There as been lots of controversy on the health impact of eating eggs but some recent good studies suggest we may finally be reaching consensus.