Backgrounders, More Not Always Better

Backgrounder_Why-more-healthcare-is-not-always-the-answer Backgrounder: Why more healthcare is not always the answer
By Neeta McMurtry

Does more healthcare create better outcomes? In other words, do more medications, tests and interventions necessarily result in healthier patients?
It turns out more care is, all too often, unnecessary care.

Backgrounder: Canada’s prescription opioid crisis Backgrounder: Canada’s prescription opioid crisis
By Ann Silversides

“The misuse of opioids has grown exponentially with devastating consequences” – First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s Prescription Drug Crisis (Canadian Council on Substance Abuse, 2013).


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