Tag: Medical

School replaces teacher campaigning while on medical leave

A Toronto teacher who was on medical leave while campaigning for the federal election has been replaced at an east-end school. Following a Toronto Star story detailing the frustration of parents at Earl Haig Public School, whose children have been without a full-time teacher since the start of this academic year, the principal announced Monday…

How medical technology reveals the secrets of ancient Egyptian mummies

MONTREAL—Nestawedjat, a wealthy, married “lady of the house,” died in the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes sometime around 700 BC. Some 2,700 years too late to save her, she was brought to a British hospital to undergo a thoroughly modern medical procedure: a CT scan. In recent years, medical technology has allowed researchers to learn…

A top-billing doctor charged OHIP for doing an eye procedure more times than all other MDs combined. Another billed for 128 laser treatments in one day. The numbers have some medical experts baffled

Chatham ophthalmologist Christopher Anjema has billed the Ontario Health Insurance Plan for treating patients suffering from common eye problems such as cataracts and glaucoma. He has also charged the province for doing a not-so-common eyelid reconstruction procedure — again and again. Known as a Tenzel flap, it’s performed when a patient is missing a hunk…