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  1. Nearly half of Ontarians back doctors in fee dispute with province, poll suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Toronto Star

    Half of Ontarians are taking the side of doctors in their fee dispute with the province, according to a new public opinion poll. In the new province-wide survey by Forum Research Inc., 49 per cent of respondents supported Ontario's doctor in their fee dispute with the province, while about one in five, or 22 per cent, backed the government.


  2. Study: Risks Associated With High Blood Pressure Decrease With AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  3. Local doctors give views on physician shortages in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    There are varying opinions about the physician shortage in Illinois, and according to the Association of American Medical Colleges Illinois is slightly above the national average for availability of primary care physicians, but how does this shortage impact people in central Illinois? Thomas B. Golemon, MD, Family and Community Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, said there has been a physician shortage for about 10 to 15 years. Golemon, 66, a family doctor, called primary care physicians, focusing on pediatrics, family medicine, and general internal medicine, a "dying breed."


  4. Urgent-care centers changing health-care landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    "Every patient that came to see me had already been somewhere, and that somewhere didn't do much for them," he said. "I said to myself, 'Why can't somebody reach me more directly?'" Badia, who's based in Miami-Dade County, established OrthoNOW orthopedic urgent care in 2010, and by 2014 he turned it into a franchise.


  5. Clarence Fanto | The Bottom Line: Stratified medicine exacerbates shortage of primary care physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Berkshire Eagle

    LENOX >> Imagine having a primary care family doctor on call 24 hours a day, available to see you on a few moments' notice, easily reachable by e-mail and cellphone. No waiting weeks or months for an appointment, no long delay at the office - personalized care, and no rushing so the doctor can move on to the next patient.


  6. Brasch WordsFOOTBALL, Fraternities and Other Intellectual ConcernsRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    The $50 million Burton Family Football Complex at the University of Connecticut may be nameless soon. Robert G. Burton, who had donated about $3 million to help fund the stadium, wants his money back and his family's name erased from UConn football.


  7. USPSTF: Evidence Shows Interventions Encourage BreastfeedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    Breastfeeding benefits mothers and their infants, as infants who are breastfed are at reduced risk for certain infections as well as chronic conditions such as asthma, obesity and diabetes. For new moms, breastfeeding is associated with a lower risk of breast and ovarian cancer and type 2 diabetes.


  8. Respect our Rural DoctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Weyburn This Week

    How do we get more doctors to practice in rural communities? This has been a long standing challenge in Canada - getting physicians to work where we need them - especially in provinces with large rural populations. Although 20 per cent of Canadians live in rural communities, however only 10 per cent of the country's family physicians practise in these areas.


  9. Dr. James Knecht to receive honorary doctorate from NSURead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | Natchitoches Times

    ... personnel, facilities and services to the parish. Since joining his medical mentor Dr. Joseph Thomas' family practice in Natchitoches in 1982, Knecht has earned a far-reaching reputation for prominence in the medical profession. He is a Fellow of ...


  10. Patient defends 'inadequate' Bridgwater GP surgery and claims practice 'saved' her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | This is The West Country

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  11. Where, oh where, is my GP?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Globe and Mail

    ... answer is complex, but largely centres around the fact that young doctors today don't want to take on a big family practice with 2,000 patients. Today, many prefer the more hassle-free existence found in a clinic, where they can work in a more ...


  12. Renowned Integrative Physician Dr. Ronald Hoffman Calls Out Five Recent Health Stories as MisleadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | PRWeb

    "News stories on diet and health are so misleading these days," says Dr. Hoffman. "In an effort to gin up circulation, health writers are constantly searching for bizarre new angles on health stories, often jumping to unwarranted conclusions to ensnare readers."


  13. Changing Your Lifestyle Can Decrease The Likelihood Of You Having A StrokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | CBS Local

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  14. Health groups call for NHS 'vision'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | BBC News

    None of the main political parties in Wales are offering a long term vision for the NHS, according to professional bodies representing frontline staff. Hospital doctors, surgeons, GPs and nurses told BBC Wales they are also concerned about a lack of detail in party manifestos.


  15. Increased pressure on doctors could lead to more mistakes being made, says GPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Sunday Herald

    A GP has warned doctors could make more mistakes if pressures on general practice are not eased, as more health centres limit registrations amid a shortage of recruits. James McCallum, a GP at Newlands Medical Practice, in Bathgate, said much of the health service was under stress, but family doctors felt particularly exposed and some were becoming anxious about practicing safely.


  16. Halifax-area doctor says province neglecting shortage of family physicians in HRMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | GlobalNews

    A Halifax-area family doctor says regulations in the province that manage where new doctors are located are affecting medical care for patients. Dr. Emile Saad opened his practice in Beaver Bank five years ago.


  17. Minto Rural Health Centre set to open on May 4Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Wellington Advertiser

    The new Minto Rural Health Centre is ready to open for business. The 11,000-square-foot medical arts building located on the Palmerston and District Hospital property will be officially opened on May 4. Tenants include the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation, family physicians, the local family health team, the Canadian Mental Health Association, St. Elizabeth's Wound Clinic and Community Care Access Centre staff.


  18. Medical Focus: Beat the back-to-school rush - " vaccinate kids nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Sun Advocate

    School will be out soon, and many families will be getting ready for summer vacations, camps, and other fun activities. Before you start your summer, make an appointment for your preteen's vaccinations.


  19. Article discusses the top 20 resaerch studies published in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    Author disclosure: Dr. Ebell is cofounder and editor-in-chief of Essential Evidence Plus, published by Wiley-Blackwell, Inc. Dr. Grad has no relevant financial affiliations. In 2015, a group of primary care clinicians with expertise in evidence-based practice performed monthly surveillance of more than 110 English-language clinical research journals.


  20. Dobson pledges support for GPsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | Dromore Today

    Local Ulster Unionist Assembly Candidate and Health spokesperson Jo-Anne Dobson, who took part in a recent hustings event organised by the Royal College of GP's, has pledged her support for increased finances for our local GP services. Commenting afterwards Mrs Dobson said: "Patient care will further suffer if our GP services do not receive the support they need.