More isn’t always better when it comes to prescription medications

By thinking twice before prescribing and talking with patients about the risks of medications, clinicians are tackling overuse

More isn’t always better when it comes to prescription medications
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By thinking twice before prescribing and talking with patients about the risks of medications, clinicians are tackling overuse

The sad reality of teen mothers who give birth in care

A much greater emphasis needs to be put on dual placements – whenever possible, mothers and children should be placed together

The sad reality of teen mothers who give birth in care
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A much greater emphasis needs to be put on dual placements – whenever possible, mothers and children should be placed together

Indigenous children continue to pay a steep price

No amount of funding plans or reorganization can solve this problem as long as alcohol and drug abuse persists in First Nations communities

Indigenous children continue to pay a steep price
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No amount of funding plans or reorganization can solve this problem as long as alcohol and drug abuse persists in First Nations communities

Not all hallucinations or delusions are caused by mental illness

Psychotic episodes can occur for a variety of reasons, not all of them having to do with mental illness

Not all hallucinations or delusions are caused by mental illness
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Psychotic episodes can occur for a variety of reasons, not all of them having to do with mental illness

Increase in counterfeit drugs a danger to Canadians

As the trade in counterfeit drugs grows, so do the risks to Canadian patients and the costs to legitimate manufacturers

Increase in counterfeit drugs a danger to Canadians
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As the trade in counterfeit drugs grows, so do the risks to Canadian patients and the costs to legitimate manufacturers

Why won’t Canada stand up to Purdue Pharma?

The opioid manufacturer admits to illegal activity in the U.S., stops ads there and pays hundreds of millions in penalties. In Canada, it's business as usual

Why won’t Canada stand up to Purdue Pharma?
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The opioid manufacturer admits to illegal activity in the U.S., stops ads there and pays hundreds of millions in penalties. In Canada, it’s business as usual

Ontario politicians addicted to ill-fated pharmacare

Free prescription drugs skew people away from healthy lifestyles and spread the financial burden to taxpayers who don’t qualify for the drug plans

Ontario politicians addicted to ill-fated pharmacare
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Free prescription drugs skew people away from healthy lifestyles and spread the financial burden to taxpayers who don’t qualify for the drug plans

The kids will smoke pot anyway

That's hardly a good reason to legalize marijuana but the federal government is pushing ahead anyway

The kids will smoke pot anyway
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That’s hardly a good reason to legalize marijuana but the federal government is pushing ahead anyway

Altered reality: why legalizing pot remains hazy

The Liberal strategy faces a Senate roadblock, questions about police preparedness and concerns that the provinces won't be ready by July 1

Altered reality: why legalizing pot remains hazy
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The Liberal strategy faces a Senate roadblock, questions about police preparedness and concerns that the provinces won’t be ready by July 1

Let private enterprise retail cannabis in Nova Scotia

A private retail model offers more entrepreneurship overall, particularly in rural areas, and better distribution

Let private enterprise retail cannabis in Nova Scotia
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A private retail model offers more entrepreneurship overall and better distribution, particularly in rural areas