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Backgrounder: The impact of poverty on health

Backgrounder: The impact of poverty on health

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.

Will senior care in Canada break the bank?

Will senior care in Canada break the bank?

Will the cost of senior care in Canada one day break the bank? Probably not, contrary to common perceptions.

Measles outbreaks: When celebrities get in the way of science

Measles outbreaks: When celebrities get in the way of science

Will the cost of senior care in Canada one day break the bank? Probably not, contrary to common perceptions.

Why it is critical we learn from past healthcare mistakes

Why it is critical we learn from past healthcare mistakes

The health care system in Canada is not always perfect. Mistakes are made, but Dr. Joshua Tepper believes it is critical we learn from past healthcare mistakes in order to improve the quality of services.

Saskatchewan has the highest rates of HIV in Canada. Can we create an AIDS-free generation?

Saskatchewan has the highest rates of HIV in Canada. Can we create an AIDS-free generation?

Over the last few years, Saskatchewan has experienced alarming spikes in the number of HIV cases.

The UK health care system

The UK health care system

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.

Why more healthcare is not always the answer

Why more healthcare is not always the answer

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.

Why Canada needs a national pharmacare program

Why Canada needs a national pharmacare program

Canada is currently the only developed country with a universal health-care system that does not include universal coverage of prescription drugs. And paradoxically is the most expensive one.

A Supreme Court case that could change the face of the Canadian health care system

A Supreme Court case that could change the face of the Canadian health care system

The BC Supreme Court will soon be ruling on a constitutional challenge that may very well change the face of health care in Canada.

Is CPR overused? When is it ok for doctors to let someone die?

Is CPR overused? When is it ok for doctors to let someone die?

Will the cost of senior care in Canada one day break the bank? Probably not, contrary to common perceptions.