Why Canada needs a plan to address dementia and Alzheimer’s

There is no magic bullet, but a national action plan can improve care and quality of life

Why Canada needs a plan to address dementia and Alzheimer’s
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FELDMAN, ESTABROOKS: There is no magic bullet, but a national action plan can improve care and quality of life

Why patients at the end of life may not be receiving the best care

Providing comfort care should be the first priority for those nearing the end

Why patients at the end of life may not be receiving the best care
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DOWNAR, MUSCEDERE: Providing comfort care should be the first priority for those nearing the end

Health care should be modernized, not privatized

Two-tier care and extra-billing being sold to the public as strategies for saving health care

Health care should be modernized, not privatized
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THOMAS, FLOOD: Two-tier care and extra-billing being sold to the public as strategies for saving health care

How doctors can help tackle their patients’ poverty

. . . without leaving the doctor’s office

How doctors can help tackle their patients’ poverty
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BLOCH, MACDONALD: . . . without leaving the doctor’s office

Alcohol use in pregnancy part of a complex set of issues

Expecting quick fixes for reducing alcohol use in pregnancy is unrealistic

Alcohol use in pregnancy part of a complex set of issues
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RUTH: Expecting quick fixes for reducing alcohol use in pregnancy is unrealistic

Integrate physical and mental health services for better care

Individuals with both psychiatric and medical illnesses can't get the care they need it because of the way health services are delivered

Integrate physical and mental health services for better care
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KURDYAK, SOCKALINGAM: Individuals with both psychiatric and medical illnesses can’t get the care they need it because of the way health services are delivered

Canada has one of the highest rates of kids in care in the world

A more “family welfare” rather than “child safety” approach could help reduce child poverty and family violence

Canada has one of the highest rates of kids in care in the world
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BROWNELL, MCMURTRY: A more “family welfare” rather than “child safety” approach could help reduce child poverty and family violence

Health Minister must reinstate funding for Cochrane Canada

Funding was terminated for Cochrane Canada, part of the key global health care resource Cochrane Collaboration, in September

Health Minister must reinstate funding for Cochrane Canada
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PERRY, CASSELS: Funding was terminated for Cochrane Canada, part of the key global health care resource Cochrane Collaboration, in September

Catastrophic pharmacare is a catastrophe

Why the provinces don’t need $3 billion in federal tax dollars for flawed prescription drug policies

Catastrophic pharmacare is a catastrophe
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MORGAN: Why the provinces don’t need $3 billion in federal tax dollars for flawed prescription drug policies

Liberals must keep their promise to end income-splitting

Provides relatively little tax relief for low-income families, and skirts single parents altogether

Liberals must keep their promise to end income-splitting
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DENBURG: Provides relatively little tax relief for low-income families, and skirts single parents altogether