I have type 2 diabetes and I’ve heard that intermittent fasting could cure me. Is this true?
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Paul Taylor, Sunnybrook’s Patient Navigation Advisor, will provide advice and answer questions to patients and visitors, relying heavily on medical and health experts.
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I have severe food allergies and I’m at risk of suffering anaphylaxis. I always carry an EpiPen auto-injector just in case I need emergency...
When I’m cleaning my hands in a public washroom, is it more hygienic to dry them off with a paper towel or to use an electric air blower?
Why do the recommendations for cervical cancer screening vary across Canada? My body doesn't suddenly change when I crossed a provincial boundary.
I’m looking for a doctor to do some cosmetic surgery. How reliable are the websites that rate doctors?
My daughter is really sick, but her doctor doesn't know what is wrong with her. Should she go to a major clinic in the United States to get a...
I read a recent news story that said there are actually five different types of diabetes – not just two. I have diabetes. What does this mean for...
For a decade, I've taken opioids to deal with pain from a genetic disorder. My new doctor refuses to prescribe me the same dose of opioids to keep...
Between 10 and 20 per cent of patients will experience cognitive impairment at the time they are discharged from hospital after surgery.
My father was in the advanced stages of prostate cancer and wanted a medically-assisted death and die in his own home. Why was he denied his request?