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Opinion: Policymakers in Ottawa and Edmonton maintain broken health-care system

Opinion: Policymakers in Ottawa and Edmonton maintain broken health-care system

Why the de-skilling of healthcare will be its downfall

Why the de-skilling of healthcare will be its downfall

The 1974 report that changed my life

The 1974 report that changed my life

I got COVID and the casual response I received shows we haven’t learned lessons from the pandemic

I got COVID and the casual response I received shows we haven’t learned lessons from the pandemic

As a doctor and veterinarian we fear the gaps in Canada’s testing for the presence of bird flu

As a doctor and veterinarian we fear the gaps in Canada’s testing for the presence of bird flu

Pharmacare’s design could fragment and politicize Canadian health care

Pharmacare’s design could fragment and politicize Canadian health care

The Plural of Anecdote Is Misinformation (Nov, 2020)

The Plural of Anecdote Is Misinformation (Nov, 2020)

Trapped in bed, I’ve grown accustomed to hunger and despair — a year in LTC
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Trapped in bed, I’ve grown accustomed to hunger and despair — a year in LTC

If AI Harms a Patient, Who Gets Sued?
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If AI Harms a Patient, Who Gets Sued?

The world is relying on the United States to get value-based drug pricing right

The world is relying on the United States to get value-based drug pricing right

The unlearned lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic
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The unlearned lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic

I'm a Doctor. I Was Unprepared When I Got This Disease.
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I'm a Doctor. I Was Unprepared When I Got This Disease.

Braid: Feds can learn from UCP's very bad week — reverse tax hike and give doctors a hand

Braid: Feds can learn from UCP's very bad week — reverse tax hike and give doctors a hand

Stitched Together: The working conditions behind our crisis in health care

Stitched Together: The working conditions behind our crisis in health care

Social justice or medical expertise: What do patients want more from their doctors?

Social justice or medical expertise: What do patients want more from their doctors?

The Canadian State Is Euthanizing Its Poor and Disabled

The Canadian State Is Euthanizing Its Poor and Disabled

Why isn’t there agreement on when women need to start getting mammograms?

Why isn’t there agreement on when women need to start getting mammograms?

A surprising source of peace — what Israel and Palestine can teach Canada about palliative care

A surprising source of peace — what Israel and Palestine can teach Canada about palliative care

Health care is more than treatment—it’s time to get serious about disease prevention
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Health care is more than treatment—it’s time to get serious about disease prevention

If we want to fix health care in Ontario, we need more family doctors. Here’s why we may have reason to hope
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If we want to fix health care in Ontario, we need more family doctors. Here’s why we may have reason to hope

Bird Flu Is Spreading. Did We Learn Nothing From Covid?
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Bird Flu Is Spreading. Did We Learn Nothing From Covid?

With avian flu spreading in American cattle, could another pandemic be around the corner?
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With avian flu spreading in American cattle, could another pandemic be around the corner?

We need a rethink of Big Poultry to stop avian flu

We need a rethink of Big Poultry to stop avian flu

By the numbers: the future of Canadian healthcare

By the numbers: the future of Canadian healthcare

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