Inadequate sleep is called an epidemic with serious implications for health and productivity. Pharmaceutical solutions are growing, but are they the answer — or even necessary?
Seniors are increasingly being over-medicated and experiencing a “prescribing cascade” where drug symptoms are treated with additional medications. This leads to increased healthcare costs and a declining quality of life for our seniors.
Time to outlaw vaccine propaganda: Are we taking the easy way out by labeling vaccine questioners anti-science loonies?
Media reporting after rampage shootings, such as the one that occurred in Aurora, Colorado, in late July, invariably focus on gun control, fueling not inappropriate outrage at some of the […]
Health Canada has been less progressive in moving towards transparency in why drugs are not approved than in other international jurisdictions. This exposes patients to significant risks because physicians are unaware of all the relevant safety and efficacy information and hampers the development of better or different clinical trials and innovative research.
Six years ago I gave a talk at a UBCmedical school conference and I tried to do a little fortune telling. I told the assembled medical students that by the […]
Michael McBane cites ten examples of terms used by Health Canada to deceive the public into thinking that changes that weaken health protection are somehow going to strengthen safety.