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Doctor video visits increase access to healthcare but could risk fragmentation

In today’s fast-paced digital society, virtual doctor visits are on the rise and offer patients a more convenient way to receive medical care from anywhere. If someone can’t leave work or doesn’t have childcare, for example, online video visits can provide live, face-to-face physician consultations from the comfort of their home or office. Telehealth, remote… Read More »

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »