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One thing that is undeniably certain after reading the #CanadaWAITS tweets: we deserve much better health care than we are getting.
#CanadaWAITS is shedding light on a serious problem.
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Opiophobia has resulted in very severe prescribing guidelines that make it difficult to obtain adequate pain relief.
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Tourists should remember that cost savings for care might come at a cost to fair labour standards.
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There are too many stories of hospitals turning away individuals who end up hurting themselves or others.
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Inexplicably, research data on minority and female populations is not collected in Canada — seemingly a theme in this country.
Hyperbole in negotiations and politics is nothing new, but what is it that these doctors are hoping to achieve through these tactics?
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Ten major pharma firms paid nearly $50 million to Canadian health-care professionals last year.
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Republicans are rushing to push through a health-care reform bill.
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Why can't Eric Hoskins and Bob Bell see that they are repeating past mistakes?
Why should a corporation try to make a profit on someone's misery and misfortune?
Government wants to draw a clear line between doctors and nurses, facetiously suggesting that hard-working nurses pay higher taxes than "lazy" doctors.
Multiply similar costs across the country and you have a pretty solid economic argument for expanding publicly funded dental care in Canada.
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An FOBT is a simple test, but it can make some people queasy.
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The federal government is proposing changes to private corporations that would cripple my efforts to work and raise a family in Canada.
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Every Ontario citizen still has a social duty to use OHIP appropriately so as not to overburden the health-care system and our economy.
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A national seniors strategy is long overdue and should be a priority for all MPs.
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It's naïve for Canadians to believe these proposed tax changes are going to have no effect on them.
The province has fallen embarrassingly behind the rest of Canada.
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Politicians simply assume that doctors will always be there to do the work, no matter the working conditions
Canada, and especially Ontario, has become an increasingly unattractive place to practice as a doctor.
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We're wondering why a prime minister who speaks glowingly about the societal contributions of working women can look right past us as if we don't exist.
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Recognizing red flags early and starting appropriate treatment can mean the difference between life and death for kids in emergency care.
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We should increasingly ask how much time and stress is expended by caregivers negotiating with medical and social care systems.
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The mouth is the entry point to a healthy body — to eat, drink and breathe — and to life's pleasures of socializing and communicating with others.
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As the Supreme Court's decision concluded, "the Promise Doctrine is incongruent with both the words and the scheme of the Patent Act."
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne basically has little choice now. The differences are irreconcilable.
Birth is the most common reason that Canadian women are hospitalized each year.
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We know that people who have epilepsy are not demonically possessed, but the neurological disorder remains a mystery for far too many people.
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