June 2014

Patients Aplenty

Canada ranks last out of eleven countries when it comes to quick access to a family doctor. That's according to a study released in January...

The Endless Debate Over Medical Marijuana

New federal rules for medical marijuana came into effect in April. Patients can buy it from an approved distributor provided they have a doctor's prescription....

Seldom Happy Returns

No patient wants to be in hospital any longer than they have to be. Let alone having to go back within weeks of being discharged....

MMRV Vaccine Not Without Risk

A 2011 survey by the Public Health Agency of Canada found that one out of every three parents worry that vaccines aren't safe. That's despite...

Physician Heal Thyself

You might think that physicians are on the fast track to wealth and respect. But an increasing number of Canadian doctors are riding the express...
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