Since an outbreak of Monkeypox was confirmed in May of 2022 there have been a lot of misinformation flying around the internet. Today we discuss what it is, how it can be contracted, and how to protect yourself.
Chronic pain: a different approach inspired by noninvasive neuroimaging
Chronic pain is a very common reason why patients go and see their family doctor or nurse practitioner. Not only does chronic pain create tremendous suffering for patients, but it’s also something that doctors struggle with treating effectively. Dr. Maureen Allen is a...
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Can having a concussion be a good thing? This is what I learned six months later
In August of last year, I was in an accident. One moment, I was cycling back from the gym, and the next moment I was waking up with people around me.
An interview with Dr. Onye Nnorom
Over the last year, I’ve had the opportunity to host podcasts as part of my work with the medical journal Canadian Family Physician.
Gaslighting in medicine
Recently, I had an experience being gaslit by a specialist colleague. As a woman family doctor, I haven’t experienced gaslighting at work frequently, but when I do, it sticks with me
From Northwest Territories to Halifax: getting it right in the COVID-19 pandemic
A large part of my work is hospital medicine. A hospitalist, as the name implies, is a doctor who cares for patients admitted to the hospital
Season 16 of Grey’s Anatomy tackles the social determinants of health
A friend recently drew my attention to the fact that Season 16 of Grey’s Anatomy seemed different. I have to admit, I didn’t realize Grey’s Anatomy was still on air. Is that bad?
For those of you who may not know me, I’m a medical doctor in Canada. Last year, I also started my MA in Journalism at the University of Miami because I’m interested in the field of health communication.