Sunday, December 15, 2019

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Every year in December when the first signs of Christmas arise, the minds of many people fill with excitement, warmth and anticipation.  Daydreams about festive activities, recipes to try, decorating, new family traditions, connecting with loved ones, & smiles.  Images of family opening gifts with appreciation around the tree after sitting at the table enjoying plates of delicious food.  It’s wonderful time...
During my pregnancy with George, there were a few things that I missed being able to do. I not only missed eating deli meats, but I also missed being able to sit in the hot tub. During my medical training I remembered learning that hot tubs should be avoided during pregnancy.  But I didn’t know the rationale why pregnant women...
Breast ultrasound has many uses in the assessment of breast health. Some women wonder whether they can or should have breast ultrasound for screening instead of mammography, but mammography remains the primary screening test for breast cancer in the general population (1) as recommended by the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR).  When do we recommend breast...

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