Body Keeps the Score — Say What?

doctor studying epigenetics

Have you heard of epigenetics? For years science believed tha a particular gene produces a particular result.  Surprise!  Research is now indicating that genes are not fixed, they operate with other bio chemical messages, they can be turned on and off or left with “markers” that affect how they operate, and thus the health of […]

Informed Consent

Woman reading informed consent document on computer.

The Canadian medical system requires that we are provided with “informed consent” — we trust this.  If we are required to have surgery, usually we are presented with “informed consent” paperwork requiring our signature.  The documents list all the surgery outcome, risks and possibilities for us to sign but, sometimes this is all verbal.  This […]