Health

Unhealthy Habits: Reasons Why Canadians Have a Shortened Life Span

Canadians are dying every single day and not because of road or air carnages but simple health reasons and laziness. And the worst part is that the life expectancy is also reduced by small bad habits like smoking and drinking. Unhealthy habits such as smoking, poor diet, unhealthy alcohol consumption as well as physical inactivity are reported to be the reason most Canadians are dying young. ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Lacks Tact, Subverts Ethical Guidelines on Patient Care

The numerous human institutions all over the world have their specific code of ethics that are put in place to ensure people who work within that particular institution are always kept in check. It is something that helps in ensuring that people work within certain regulations without any kind of deviation. When it comes to the list of professions that do not joke with their code of ethics, the me ....

Ottawa Hospital ICU Patients Get on their Bikes

Sound Impossible? Riding a bike is the last thing you would imagine critical patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU) doing, but in what could be a ground-breaking experiment, Ottawa Hospital is literally getting their patients moving within a week of admission. Ottawa Hospital is just one of seven medical centres participating in the innovative 2-year CYCLE clinical trials, that are being headed ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Frequently Ordered Tests Without Treatment

Patients of Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum have claimed that the doctor frequently orders unwanted tests and does not provide proper diagnosis of their condition. This information has been obtained from several reviews of Dr. Tenenbaum published on RateMDs. A patient tells us how the doctor asked him to undergo multiple tests. “When I went to see Dr. Tenenbaum he asked me to get some tests done, which I ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: Patients Regret Visiting Victoria and Toronto Doctor

In the ancient world, doctors were regarded as manifestation of God on earth. We surely do not want our doctors to be God-like but we do expect them to provide us with proper care and treatment, when we are unwell. However, not all doctors provide proper care to their patients. If we go by reviews posted on, ‘RateMDs’, Dr Tenenbaum seems like one such doctor. Here is a review left by a patien ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: How Canada's Public Health System Can Get Exploited

There has been a lot of discussion in Canada's media about public health care funding shortfalls.  But how much of that is linked to possible abuse by doctors.  The case of Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum suggests possible abuse by members of the medical community.

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum appears to have been engaged in a practices of ordering many tests that patients thought was to h ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Lacks Compassion

Patients have accused that Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum lacks compassion and does not offer proper care and treatment. Dr. Tenenbaum may have a brilliant mind but it seems that he does not enjoy a good reputation with his patients. Patients have posted several negative reviews of the doctor on RateMDs and have complained how the doctor lacks compassion and that he fails to offer proper treatment. In one ....

Patient Accuses Dr. Tenenbaum of Body Shaming

Doctors are expected to make the patients feel comfortable and help them get the treatment they require. However, there are a few doctors who miserably fail at doing so. In fact, they even end up humiliating and offending the patients at times. Going by the reviews posted on RateMDs, Dr Tenenbaum seems like one such doctor. A patient talks about being insulted by the doctor and being given generi ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Sacrifices Patient Care

VICTORIA, British Columbia -- Doctors are supposed to treat their patients with respect and offer them with proper medical care. However, not all doctors provide proper care to their patients. If we go by reviews posted on, RateMDs, Dr Tenenbaum seems like one such doctor. A patient tells us that the doctor prescribed only a few pain pills to treat his muscle pain without offering a proper diagno ....

Toronto's Mount Sinai: Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Overprescribes Painkiller Pills?

Patients have complained that Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum overprescribes painkiller pills instead of offering proper diagnosis of their problems. The reviews posted on RateMDs talk about how the doctor is very quick to prescribe such pills. A patient complains that if he only wanted to have painkiller pills, he could have had them on his own. “If I only wanted to have painkiller pills, I would have ju ....

Is Dr. Tenenbaum a Role Model for a Future Generation of Doctors?

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum, who teaches at the University of Toronto, may have a brilliant mind. However, should he be the role model for a future generation of doctors? Should someone with an abysmal record regarding patient complaints be teaching future doctors? Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum sacrifices patient care, as per the reviews published on RateMDs. In one of these reviews, the patient alleges that the d ....

Turmeric: The Cure for Colon Cancer

It is found that combination of two plant compounds that have medicinal properties - curcumin and silymarin - holds promise in treating colon cancer. NEW YORK: A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: Should He Resign from the University of Toronto

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum teaches at the University of Toronto. He may have a brilliant mind, but should someone be a medical professor teaching a future generation of doctors with an abysmal record regarding patient complaints? Knowledge alone is not enough to offer proper patient care. The reviews posted on on ‘RateMDs’, give us a fair idea of fair idea of the kind of reputation Dr Tenenbaum ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Shortchanges Patients on Treatment

Patients allege that Dr. Tenenbaum always in a hurry to get rid of his patients. It seems does not bother spending a few minutes to examine them properly. Many of the reviews published on talk about the doctor always being in a hurry. He does not seem to be concerned about understanding the concerns of the patients. A patient tells us that even when his office was empty, the doctor was not ready ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: Not Canada's Best Doctor

Dr Tenenbaum, who teaches at the University of Toronto, is certainly not the best doctor in Canada.  He orders voluminous medical tests on patients while apparently lacking a compassionate interest in the recovery of his patients. Is it possible that he orders such test to also exploit Canada's public healthcare insurance by needlessly charging taxpayers for dead end tests to legitimate his ....

Toronto's Mount Sinai: Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Calls Patient Fat in Public

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum probably does not care for his patients. It seems that he does not even treat them with any respect. If you visit the website ‘RateMDs’, you will get a fair idea of the kind of reputation Dr Tenenbaumis enjoys with his patients. A patient talks about being insulted by the doctor and being given generic answers. “When I went to him desperate to get answers, he was rude, ....

Reviews: Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum Lacks Compassion for Patients

In a world where doctors are revered and almost worshipped due to the major role they play in the lives of people who fall sick, it is quite surprising and out of proportion to come across a patient labelling a doctor as being without compassion. Compassion has always been a part of medical practitioners and their relevance can never ever be overlooked. “Compassion is essential and absolutely i ....

Reviews: Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum’s Ego Conflicts with Medical Ethics

The code of ethics that guide the conduct of all medical practitioners are such that they are always expected to put up the best behaviour wherever they may find themselves especially when dealing with a patient. This is something that is inculcated into anyone who wishes to become a medical practitioner. With such an upbringing, it is therefore very difficult be an egomaniac and a medical practit ....