Having a clearly defined poverty line enables a government to set targets, such as reducing the prevalence of measured poverty.
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There is a well-known connection between teen pregnancy and child protection services.
06/20/2018 15:13 EDT
In professions where women are quickly becoming the majority, such as medicine, dentistry and pharmacy, only rarely do they occupy leadership positions.
06/14/2018 10:02 EDT
Bill C-75 is a small step forward, but stops short of tackling intimate femicide and domestic violence. We need a comprehensive, integrated strategy.
05/11/2018 11:02 EDT
The genesis of much of the poor nutrition in our communities begins with the history of residential schools.
05/04/2018 13:05 EDT
It is time for change: what has gotten Canadian health systems to their present state will not be sufficient to get them where they need to go for the future.
04/23/2018 13:18 EDT
The administration of the Registered Disability Savings Plan and the Disability Tax Credit must be taken out of the CRA's hands.
04/16/2018 09:47 EDT
Mothers with postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder experience a waking nightmare, and desperately need help.
03/28/2018 15:15 EDT
The health of our elected leaders is crucial, but the lives and limbs of everyone else are important, too.
03/21/2018 16:01 EDT
In human nutritional sciences, there seems to be a narrative for every diet, and for each diet, an army of believers.
03/13/2018 10:17 EDT
When it comes to a redesign of the health system, it's not enough for governments to make the "right" decision based on management theory.
03/08/2018 14:36 EST
The vast majority of items are ready-to-eat products that have a characteristic in common: they're ultra-processed foods.
02/28/2018 11:18 EST
The last version of the food guide was published in 2007, so it's time for a revamp to reflect new information.
02/21/2018 12:33 EST
Most clinics only book appointments by phone, often with long waits on hold. Family doctor and specialists communicate by fax. Why?
02/15/2018 10:08 EST
If we are serious about ending homelessness, we need to institute long-term solutions and to invest in a public health, preventive approach.
02/08/2018 09:25 EST
Our society doesn't want to talk about aging and death because we are entrenched in a belief that quantity of years is always to be preferred over quality.
01/31/2018 13:50 EST
The short-term benefits of taking a benzodiazepine drug are often outweighed by the health risks of long-term use, including addiction.
01/26/2018 15:11 EST
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