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Better to be a fit fatty or an unfit skinny?

April 11, 2012 7:30 am Why do we do the exercise stress test at Executive Medicine? As many of you know, it is NOT a great test for blocked arteries – a CT angiogram is a better test for this. However we still do the stress test as a measure of fitness to check for arrhythmias and blood pressure response… View Article

Introducing the V-Scan handheld ultrasound

March 1, 2012 8:02 am V-Scan Demonstration Video Hi. I’m John Cummins. The purpose of this video is to demonstrate to you the ultrasound technology that we use here at Executive Medicine. I first found out about this reading in cardiology journals about the power of this little handheld device. Transcript of Introducing the VScan Video What intrigued me as… View Article

Ovarian cancer

February 21, 2012 7:49 am What EVERY woman NEEDS to know Ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cause of cancer death in women in Australia. 1 in every 100 women will die from this disease before the age of 85. While not nearly as common as deaths from breast, colon and lung cancer (all of which are potentially preventable… View Article

Cookoff

February 7, 2012 3:11 pm Dr Cummins had the opportunity to take part in the inaugural CEO Cookoff on Monday, February 6th to raise awareness around food security and one of Australia’s major social issues, homelessness. The CEO CookOff is a joint initiative of OzHarvest and Qantas. John mingled among 30 top-notch chefs and 150 CEO’S, including Neil Perry, Bill… View Article