Tag Archives: treatment

The opioid crisis is a population health issue
By Gabriela Novotna and Tom McIntosh
Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes
By Jino Distasio

How future doctors see social factors shaping their medical practice

A version of this commentary appeared in the Huffington Post Medical students learn how to manage and treat disease. But once they start meeting patients in clinics and hospitals, they are also confronted with the fact that social factors have …

When it comes to medical tests and treatments, more is not always better

A version of this podcast appeared in the Hill Times and Policy Options As technology and medical knowledge progress, doctors and patients have access to many more screening tools. But with the availability of more tests, also comes the risk of …