Brian O'Brien MD FRCPC


Physician Assistant (PA)

Physician assistants (PAs) are health professionals who practice medicine under a doctor’s supervision in medical and surgical settings. They can perform routine exams, order lab work and X-rays, prescribe medicines, and counsel people about their health. A physician assistant completes an accredited PA program after…

Physician Assistant (PA)

Physician assistants (PAs) are health professionals who practice medicine under a doctor’s supervision in medical and surgical settings. They can perform routine exams, order lab work and X-rays, prescribe medicines, and counsel people about their health. A physician assistant completes an accredited PA program after…

Eating Right When You Have More Than One Health Problem

You know that eating right is good for you. But if you have more than one health problem, eating right may seem hard to do. Here’s an example: If you have heart disease and diabetes, you may be given guidelines for each. One focuses on keeping your heart healthy and the other on keeping your blood sugar in your target…

Eating Right When You Have More Than One Health Problem

You know that eating right is good for you. But if you have more than one health problem, eating right may seem hard to do. Here’s an example: If you have heart disease and diabetes, you may be given guidelines for each. One focuses on keeping your heart healthy and the other on keeping your blood sugar in your target…

Motion Sickness

What is motion sickness? If you’ve ever been sick to your stomach on a rocking boat or a bumpy airplane ride, you know the discomfort of motion sickness. It doesn’t cause long-term problems, but it can make your life miserable, especially if you travel a lot. Children from 5 to 12 years old, women, and older adults get…