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Decision support can guide clinicians to prescribe lower cost alternatives

To curb costs in prescription drug spending, clinical decision support can help stop the upward trend of per capita spending that makes cost in this country higher than in any other industrialized nation. Adam Szerencsy, medical director, Ambulatory Informatics, NYU Langone Medical Center, will discuss how the health system was able to reduce its medication… Read More »

Farmers fume over expected focus on plant-based proteins in Canada Food Guide makeover

OTTAWA — An overhaul of the Canada Food Guide is set to be released soon, a highly anticipated makeover that will do away with the rainbow visual many Canadians associate with the dietary guide commonly used in hospitals and daycares. One of the major changes expected in the new guide is a focus on plant-based… Read More »

11 healthiest alcoholic drinks – a nutritionist’s guide

‘Tis the season to be drinking. Nutritionist May Simpkin reveals the best choices for alcohol drinks to avoid piling on the pounds this party season Many people who value a healthy lifestyle will also drink, ensuring they’re ‘drinking smart’ over the festive period. However, all too often, cosy evenings in are accompanied by a ‘relaxing’… Read More »