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Another woman tells trial Regina doctor’s breast and pelvic exams were inappropriate

REGINA – A former patient of Dr. Edward Poon told a Regina courtroom Wednesday she knew there could be no medical reason for the things Poon was doing during a pelvic examination in February 2008, but ... read more

License to betray

“It’s sickening,” said Cathryn Blue, the woman whose case went to trial ... from inappropriate hugging to sexual assault. All were dealt with through “private letters of concern” and a “private agreem... read more

Dr. Kevin Brown Sentenced To 12.5 Yrs

During the trial prosecutors said the 40-year-old doctor molested multiple women over five years at three of his California clinics, with female patients given inappropriate breast or pelvic exams for ... read more

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Discipline for abusive doctors remains questionable

Another ... no limits were in place. In one case, the board removed restrictions on a doctor’s license, yet privately prohibited him from performing gynecological and breast exams and required a femal... read more


Charges against Ottawa doctor reignite questions over patient protections

Another ... breast, genital or pelvic examinations than would be considered medically necessary, or conducting a physical examination in a sexual rather than a medical way) 4. Sexual contact or assaul... read more

Patient Privacy and Transgender Medical Professionals

[T]he Court assumes that defendants harbored a plan for women-only health facilities and that they endeavored to accommodate patients' requests to see female doctors. That a medical entity may seek to ... read more

Another preventable death thanks to alternative medicine

I just learned of another quack in Florida. This time, the quack is a real doctor with a real MD ... It’s understandable. Take breast cancer, for instance, which I treat surgically. Most women operate... read more

North American experts on the risks and benefits of Fallopian tube removal for ovarian cancer prevention (Part 2 in series)

Regina doctor John Thiel disagrees with B.C. ovarian ... Dr. Barbara Norquist said that while removing the ovaries in women who carry a genetic mutation predisposing them to breast or ovarian cancer i... read more

Should nuns be on the pill?

Research has shown that women who give birth to a first child at a young age, have more children and breastfeed, lower their risk of breast cancer ... of oral contraception inappropriate. Patients typ... read more

Although uncommon, kids can get UTIs, too

In some cases, a UTI may lead to pelvic pain ... one-third will get another infection later in life. Only about 10 percent will get a third infection. Especially when UTIs are severe or when they keep ... read more

The flying carpet retort to “integrative medicine”

Steve Novella and I both responded that we understand just fine, explained how doctors do this all the time without ... overdiagnosis, inappropriate, and unnecessary. Results were limited to human stu... read more



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