Talking to… Dr. Mitchell Weinstein

Our Doctors talk

Dr. Mitchell Weinstein lives in Chicago, IL and specializes in infectious diseases. He completed medical school in 1992, finished his fellowship training in 1997, and has been in private practice since. Originally from Montreal, Canada, he attended medical school in…

Fertility rates & population replacement

Fertility Rates

Fertility and birthrates are among the most closely monitored indicators of a country’s economic health. A record high of 83 countries report below-replacement level fertility rates.When the population is too low, economies contract, and lead to a shrinking labour force…

Effect of Violence on Healthcare

healthcare facilities

Deliberate, calculated attacks on healthcare facilities have become a routine weapon of war. These assaults kill both patients and health workers, and they devastate already vulnerable health systems. Not to mention they violate the Geneva Conventions.In 2017, there were at…

Mental health stigmas in the medical sector

Mental health

As we approach Mental Health Awareness Month, it seems an appropriate time to introduce this month's question, which looks at mental health stigmas amongst medical professionals. According to the British Medical Journal, nearly one-third of doctors experience some kind of…