New Study Finds Blood Pressure Machines Most Accurate Way of Taking Blood Pressure

Having your blood pressure taken in a family doctor’s office is a routine part of care for most people. Although high blood pressure (or hypertension) is usually invisible because it does not have symptoms, the risks can be very serious. Untreated high blood pressure can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and other health issues.
Feb 19 / 2019

New Podcast Teaches Lessons on the Value of Empathy

Jan 29 / 2019

Patients who identify as transgender less likely to be screened for cancer, study finds

Patients who identify as transgender are less likely to be screened for cancer, suggests a new study from St. Michael’s Hospital, which also explores how doctors can address the disparity. The study assessed screening rates for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancer among 120 transgender patients eligible for screening and compared these with screening rates among the cisgender (i.e. non-transgender) patient population at the St. Michael’s Hospital Academic Family Health Team.
Jan 25 / 2019
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