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What is primary care and how do you receive it?

  Understanding Ontario’s health care system is a no easy feat. Understanding the ways in which you can receive primary care in Ontario can be even more challenging. Previously, we discussed the 700,000 people in Ontario that don’t have access to a primary care provider. Now, let’s take a step back and define what “primary…

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Today’s Reading List: Can feeling younger help preserve memory as we age?

Today at Ontario’s Doctors we take a look at a new study that examines how feeling younger than one’s real age can help to preserve memory and cognitive function through the aging process. The Wall Street Journal reports on the study which was published in the November issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. The…

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Today’s Reading List: Can anxiety accelerate slide into Alzheimer’s?

Today at Ontario’s Doctors, we examine new research from Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute in Toronto, supported by the United States National Institutes of Health that suggests anxiety in older patients may indicate an acceleration or slide into Alzheimer’s Disease. The study used data from the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, which documented changes in cognition, brain structure and…

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Today’s Reading List: Website Explores Sugar’s Effects on Health

Today at Ontario’s Doctors, we take a look at new project from a group of scientists that helps the public understand how much sugar they are really eating. Most people know that too much sugar can be bad for you. To reinforce this research a dozen scientists at three universities have started a new website called SugarScience.org to…

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