For colon cancer, the best screening test is likely the one you’re willing to do

For colon cancer, the best screening test is likely the one you’re willing to do

What does Trump’s agenda mean for Canadian health care?

What does Trump’s agenda mean for Canadian health care?

There’s nothing like an American health care debate to make Canadians feel lucky

There’s nothing like an American health care debate to make Canadians feel lucky

One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms

One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms

Primary care is considered the front door to our health care system. Whether you’re going for a general check-up or have just been diagnosed with cancer, your family doctor makes sure you get the tests, treatment and care you need.

British Columbia’s failed healthcare experiment

British Columbia’s failed healthcare experiment

Our first point of contact with the health system — often referred to as ‘primary care’ — should result in prompt and efficient care for our general health concerns, and coordinate our journey through the system when we need more specialized 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.

Why you can’t see a psychiatrist

Why you can’t see a psychiatrist

We are talking openly about mental illnesses and addictions now more than ever – and that’s a good thing. Efforts to address the stigma associated with mental illnesses have made it easier for people who have been suffering in silence to seek help.

BC fails to improve primary healthcare after more than a billion dollar investment

BC fails to improve primary healthcare after more than a billion dollar investment

Since 2006, British Columbia has spent more than a billion dollars to improve primary health care. So have BC patients benefited from such a massive investment? Sadly, it appears not.