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The facts of Menopause

Robin Ward

Menopause is something all females go through. My own mother is going through it right now. Its confusing and you may not know what to expect. You are not alone, many women around you are going through the exact same thing. It’s time that we talk about some of the common symptoms and what you can do for them. Don't be scared or alone anymore reach out to your friends, family and healthcare practitioner to get the help you need.

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5 Common Acne Myths

Robin Ward

Acne can be an embarrassing problem. Most people will suffer from acne multiple times in their life. What is to blame for acne? Are the myths out their true? 

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Telemedicine for Episodic Event Management

Robin Ward

The numbers of episodic events that are seen in primary care are infinite. From medication refills to asthma, and low back pain to respiratory infections, there are unlimited numbers of issues that come up in a primary care setting. Some are chronic and need to be followed, and some are one-time conditions that require treatment. Whatever the case, HomeMD can assess, diagnose and treat episodic events via telemedicine. Telemedicine, or medical video chat, will connect you with a health care professional at HomeMD who can help over video chat with most minor and some chronic concerns.

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Men’s Health Needs Addressed with our Comprehensive Medical App

Robin Ward

Men have specific health needs that require monitoring and screening that will help ensure optimum health. From male sexual health to lifestyle management and health education, HomeMD has you covered. Our primary health care providers not only perform tests, diagnose and prescribe, but teach and counsel when it comes to your health care needs. HomeMD is a patient centered health care service that starts with the simple download of an app.

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Keep Your Mental Health in Top Shape with our Medical App

Robin Ward

Mental Health issues, like anxiety and depression, are becoming more prevalent and also have less stigma attached than in previous years, so people are increasingly seeking help for these and other mental health and wellness issues. HomeMD is a patient centered health care service that starts with the simple download of an app. Our platform’s medical services include video conferencing, home visits and a state of the art clinic located in mid-town Toronto. Our staff includes qualified, licensed nurse practitioners (NP’s), who are able to screen for, diagnose and treat various mental health issues.

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With Effective Screening, Cancer Can Often Be Prevented

Robin Ward

Cancer is no longer the death sentence that it was many years ago. Although a “cure” for cancer as a whole has not been discovered, there are so many advances in cancer prevention and treatment of specific cancers that in many cases longevity is not affected by what used to be a devastating diagnosis. Prevention, via screening and regular physical checkups, has become commonplace, and by complying with scheduled screenings, cancer can be found earlier and treated, or even eradicated, in many cases.

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Our Medical Platform Ensures High Quality Care for Women’s Health Issues

Robin Ward

Women have specific health issues that require a high and consistent level of comprehensive health focus. From sexual health to lifestyle management and everything in between, women can access our three medical platforms for all their health needs. HomeMD is a patient centered health care service that starts with a simple download of an app. Our platforms include video conferencing, home visits and a clinic located in mid-town Toronto.

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Due to Overwhelming Demand HomeMD Expands their Service Coverage throughout Toronto & the GTA

Robin Ward

Due to overwhelming demand, HomeMD has extended their coverage area to most of the expanded Greater Toronto Area. HomeMD’s new expanded service area stretches from Lake Ontario in the south to Teston Road in the north, and from Highway 400 on the west to Highway 404/DVP to the east, which is nearly 4 times the size of our previous coverage area.

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Home MD | Patient Centred Healthcare | Family Medical Clinic | Unlimited Medical Home Visits

Robin Ward

Accessing a walk-in clinic or even your family doctor can be challenging at the best of times. Overcrowding often prevents you from being seen in a timely way – or at all. When we are feeling unwell, whether it’s a chronic or acute problem, we would like to feel we matter and be seen in a welcoming, professional environment. This is how HomeMD can help – when it matters the most, we can offer you care, from evaluation to diagnosis to treatment, in our mid-town Toronto family medicine clinic.

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The Doctor is Out: Don’t Let Dr. Google Fool You into Dangerous Self-Diagnosis

Robin Ward

On April 7, 2018, CBC News posted an article titled Think Twice Before Consulting Dr. Google, Researchers Say. Making an appointment with “Dr. Google” is detrimental for many reasons, including the fact that the web is not your doctor. “People treat the web like a doctor, but the web is not taking the Hippocratic Oath,” said Dr. Tim Libert, whose paper “What Web Browsing Reveals about your Health“ was published in the BMJ in 2015.

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Your Child’s School Requires an Updated Immunization Card | Never Worry Again | Digital Immunization Card | Home MD

Robin Ward

Maintaining good health is important, and maintaining good health records plays a key role in doing so. Recently, Toronto Public Health has increased monitoring of students who are either missing a vaccination or did not file the appropriate record proving vaccinations are up to date. Schools, both public and private, do not allow unvaccinated children to register or attend for public health and safety reasons. Either of these infractions, a missed or unreported vaccination, will cost your child a suspension from school until the matter is resolved.

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Receive Unlimited Medical House Calls in Mid-town Toronto with our App

Robin Ward

Historically, doctors often made house calls – dropping by for a visit to check up on an ill family member was not only commonplace but also very convenient. Health care today is delivered much differently – for better or for worse, visits to a clinic or hospital ER are predominantly the only way to be seen by a health care professional. At HomeMD, we realize health care is not one size fits all. Some patients may have difficulty attending the office due to illness, mobility issues or even child care.

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HomeMD | Family Medical Walk-in Clinic | Superior Health Care with Nurse Practitioners

Robin Ward

HomeMD is changing the face of family medicine as we know it today. Gone are the days of sitting in medical waiting rooms for hours to see a primary care provider or requesting an appointment weeks in advance, only to get sicker and perhaps have to visit your local emergency department. With our newly developed patient-centered model, visiting a family medical walk-in clinic has never been easier. With a fast and easy download of our app, you will experience the best healthcare has to offer. Our state of the art medical walk-in clinic is staffed by health care professionals with experience, know-how and an impeccable bedside manner.

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HomeMD Ushers in a New Era of Patient Centred Tele-Health Care in Toronto

Robin Ward

HomeMD is a patient centered health care service that starts with a simple download of our app. Our revolutionary app opens up the world of healthcare and essentially brings it to your door or device. Don’t waste precious time in the emergency department or medical waiting rooms. Simply download the app and get started. HomeMD has made meaningful, virtual medical consultations possible, which in turn promise quick and accurate diagnoses. Studies have shown that approximately 70% of all ailment queries can be solved easily and promptly via telemedicine, ensuring your time is protected and, more importantly, your health concerns are met.

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