Tag Archives: Canada

Canada needs a list of ‘essential medicines’

Think back to the last time you filled a prescription. Now think back to who paid for that.

Caregivers need more than a national day of recognition

One in four people in Canada care for a loved one, friend or neighbour.

Three nutrition trends to stay away from – based on the best evidence Trois tendances à éviter en matière de nutrition, selon les meilleures données probantes
Par Dylan MacKay
Individuals with developmental disabilities are an invisible population in Canada’s mental health system Individuals with developmental disabilities are an invisible population in Canada’s mental health system
By Yona Lunsky and Robert Balogh
Three nutrition trends to stay away from – based on the best evidence Three nutrition trends to stay away from — based on the best evidence
By Dylan MacKay

If you follow health tips in the media, you’d think the nutritional sciences are a mess: Is butter good for you or is it bad? Should I eat breakfast or skip it? Should I eat like a caveman? Or maybe should I eat more like a bird?

Why we don’t need a ‘Caregiver Recognition Day’ Why we don’t need a ‘Caregiver Recognition Day’
By Laura Funk

Organizations advocating for family caregivers are hoping our Prime Minister will soon issue a proclamation recognizing family caregivers and establish a National Caregiver Day (the First Tuesday in April).

What medicines do we really need in Canada? De quels médicaments avons-nous vraiment besoin au Canada?
Par Nav Persaud
The-never-ending-saga-of-medical-user-fees-in-Quebec L’interminable saga des frais médicaux accessoires au Québec
Par Amélie Quesnel-Vallée
Why is it so hard for mothers to breastfeed in Canada? Pourquoi est-il si difficile pour les femmes d’allaiter au Canada?
Par Nicole Letourneau et Mary Lougheed

Récemment, une députée islandaise s’est adressée aux membres du parlement en donnant le sein à son bébé.

It’s time to talk about a “BIG” idea It’s time to talk about a “BIG” idea
By Rosana Salvaterra

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