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Former doctor Charles Nicholas Rathe suing for $4.5 M

Dr. Charles Nicholas Rathe leaves the Superior Court of Justice in Windsor, Ont. on this January 2015 file photograph. Dan Janisse / Windsor Star A disgraced doctor who was acquitted of mischief final yr is suing the province and the Ontario Provincial Police officer who investigated him. Charles Nicholas Rathe, 52, …

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Statins: 'Harms have been overestimated,' says review

The harms of statins have been largely overestimated on account of misinterpretation of research outcomes, and the advantages of the cholesterol-lowering medicine have been underrated. This is the conclusion of a large-scale review lately revealed in The Lancet. Researchers say statin remedy poses extra health advantages than dangers. The …

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The Culture Of Data Sharing Has To Change

While the position of knowledge and knowledge sharing and its significance in reworking our nation’s health care system is usually ignored, the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) is taking steps to boost consciousness of this significant facet of health care cost reform. We shouldn’t underestimate the extent …

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How Community Partnerships Can Help End Food Insecurity (Part 1)

Widely prevalent however not often mentioned clinically, food insecurity (FI) within the United States is a preventable situation in want of consideration and artistic, multidisciplinary options. Defined as a household-level financial and social situation of restricted or unsure entry to enough food, FI impacts almost 20 % of all households …

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