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…

E-cigarettes: smoking cessation aid or a dangerous habit?

E-cigarettes

A recent study with adult smokers who had approached the NHS Stop Smoking Services compared e-cigarettes with nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) as part of a smoking cessation service.After a year, 18% of e-cigarette users had stopped smoking tobacco compared with 9.9%…

European migrant crisis and health systems

European migrant crisis

According to the UN Refugee Agency, more than 65 million people are estimated to be displaced worldwide, with European countries registering over two million asylum applications since January 2015. The number of people moving for economic reasons has also grown…

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…