Recent news reports suggest that U.S. border security agents have access to medical records of Canadians. Why would I even go to a hospital or doctor in Ontario if the result is going to be public disclosure of my medical record?
Health tips & information from Sunnybrook experts
I am a sleepwalker and I’m afraid I might hurt myself some night because I live alone. And I don’t have a family doctor. What am I to do?
It’s estimated that auditory brainstem implant will be able to help between 20 to 50 Canadians a year, those who were previously left with no other options
I have diabetes and my doctor has prescribed a relatively new drug to treat my condition. I trust my doctor, but I’m still worried about possible side effects from a new medication. Should I be worried?
My father recently died of cancer. I was his medical advocate and I’m now the executor of his will. I would like to obtain my dad’s medical records. How do get access to them?
A news report said the vaccine used a few years ago to protect against the H1N1 flu virus could have caused narcolepsy in children. Should I be worried about having my children vaccinated this year?
I recently had a minimally-invasive heart-bypass operation. I wasn’t prepared for the amount of pain I felt in the first few days after the surgery. Was I mistaken to think that minimally invasive surgery wouldn’t be very painful?
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I want to create some instructions about my medical treatment if I am ever in a situation in which I can’t speak for myself. I’ve heard of living wills. Is this my best option?
Below are the top ten things that you, or people you care about, should do to help prevent errors when medications are prescribed.