Three years ago, I reviewed Seth Mnookin’s book The Panic Virus. In that review, I noted the importance of science reporting in assisting the public’s understanding of scientific research and science in general. Keeping this in mind, I want to highlight an article from the Ottawa Citizen by Elizabeth Payne, a Postmedia health reporter. The …

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Last week, after I posted my blog on my concerns regarding “Primary Care Pediatrics”, Shereen Miller responded thoughtfully, asking, “Who is the quarterback of each person’s health care?…Should someone be in charge, connecting all the dots…” This question is immediately answered for me by the Patient’s Medical Home, as described by the College of Family …

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I have spent the past week covering most of my colleagues for March Break, including four out of eight nights on call for psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. For reasons that are not entirely clear to me, whenever I spend a lot of time at CHEO, I find myself thinking about the …

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