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 "Canada is the only country in the developed world with a universal health care system that doesn’t include coverage for prescription medications. This means that one in 10 Canadians doesn’t take his or her medication because of concerns about cost.Dr. Danielle Martin discusses healthcare issues to keep in mind before you cast your ballot on October 19. 


Why implementing health reform in Canada remains a challenge by Greg Marchildon and Livio Di Matteo
"One thing is certain: whoever wins the next federal election in 2015 will have to meet these challenges head on."

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Healthcare and the Federal Election: The power of thankfulness: Why your doctor’s next prescription could be a little gratitude

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Foreign-trained doctors sue Alberta Health Services

Two Wings and a Prayer: Should Canada Make It Easier for Canadian Doctors Trained Abroad to Enter Practice Here?

Where on earth is the best place to die? Not Canada

End-of-Life Decisions - Some International Comparisons

End-of-Life Hospital Care for Cancer Patients: An Update

Our healthcare system should be helping all Canadians - Dr. Danielle Martin

Healthcare workers contaminate themselves when removing gloves, gowns

Researchers may have found secret to why elephants never get cancer. And it could mean big things for humans

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