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Health Columnist: January 2013 Archives

Our Health Columnist On Sin Taxes

Posted by Elke Semerad

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs heard some cost-saving measures for our health care system, including co-called sin taxes on junk food, cigarettes, alcohol. It's a topic politicians, healthcare professionals and medical ethicists are debating around the world. Dr. Mike Simon is a family physician in Millidgeville.

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Our Health Columnist On Minister's Comments And New Auditors

Posted by Elke Semerad

Ted Flemming suggested doctors were over-billing the system and has hired four additional auditors to "ferret out" the offending doctors. Mike Simon has a family practice in Millidgeville and comments about the upcoming meeting between the Medical Society and the health minister.

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Our Health Columnist On Regular Check Ups

Posted by Elke Semerad

Dr. Mike Simon talks about the benefits of a regular check up, even when you are feeling a-okay.

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