By Elnaz Shadabi antibacterial, antibiotics, antimicrobial, antiviral, Canada, infection, older adults, over medicalization, over-prescribing, overuse of antibiotics, pre-existing condition, prescribed drugs, resistance to drugs, seniors, tolerance
It is estimated that around 700,000 deaths occur annually as a result of infections by resistant bacteria – known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Without effective approaches to combat AMR, it is projected that by the year 2050, the rate could reach as high as 10 million deaths per year. From an economic standpoint, AMR is […]
By John Frank Canada’s healthcare system, Canadian healthcare system, cardiovascular disease, failure, health, health advice, heart disease, over medicalization, public health care, stroke, success
Modern medical practice is engaged in a battle, not for hearts and minds, but for the conversion of perfectly healthy people into patients, labelled “at high risk” of various diseases in the name of prevention.