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Up to now the issue has basically been one of indifference — that these are old people and they are going to die anyways,” said Gloria Gutman, a Simon Fraser University gerontologist, about the more than 1,000 physical assaults each year in B.C.’s long-term care system.


More Money for Healthcare is Not the Answer by Alan Maslove, expert advisor with, Distinguished Research Professor, School of Public Policy & Administration, Carleton University.

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National Non-Smoking Week is January 18-24, 2015

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The Burden of Unhealthy Living in Ontario: The Impact of Smoking…
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Health ministers keen to talk policy with new federal government at Vancouver talks

First Quebec euthanasia case confirmed, two others reported

OMA uses new ad in fight with province

Why Canadian medicare badly lags most countries: Cohn

Ontario doesn't think health funding formula needs changing for aging population

1 dead after botched clinical drug trial in France, 5 still in hospital

Ontario study finds solid organ transplant recipients 3 times more likely to die of cancer

Ontario hospitals will have to offer discount parking passes: Health minister

Tainted medical scopes have sickened hundreds, U.S. Senate probe finds

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Dr. Darrell Bricker, 
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  • Steven Boyd to Director, McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  • John Drover to Interim Department Head, Critical Care Medicine, Queens University, Kingston, ON
  • Kevin Evans to CEO, Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Paul O’Byrne to Dean and Vice President, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
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