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.
We see a trend towards wanting to make these fast diagnoses. Screening programs such as depression may increase awareness of the problem of depression, but often all it does is […]
“The need for an early diagnosis” is the central message of the January awareness month campaign sponsored by the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC). In a recent CTV news broadcast, […]
The recent report from the Auditor General just reinforces the knowledge that Health Canada is seriously deficient in its ability to ensure the safety of prescription medications. The problems start […]
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