The CFPC and Public Health Agency of Canada's
Prevention in Hand (PiH) website and mobile app provide easy access to current and accurate chronic disease prevention information for physicians and patients. Mainpro accredited e-learning modules are also available.
The deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. To find out more,visit the ASA website.
New Poverty Tool for Primary Care Providers
Do you know if your patients are having trouble making ends meet? Poverty puts patients at higher risk for most chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, mental illness, and even for accidents and trauma. That's why it's important to screen everyone for poverty. Find out more from the new
Poverty: A Clinical Tool for Primary Care Providers.
Minimizing Environmental Health Risks: EHC Update
This edition of the Environmental Health Committee Update features a message from new committee chair Dr. Lynn Marshall and articles about Ontario's RentSafe program by Dr. Abeer Majeed and the potential health impacts of electromagnetic frequency exposure from Dr. Riina Bray. Dr. Alison Bested also provides a recap on the Environment-Linked Illnesses workshop that was presented at the 2015 Family Medicine Forum.