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Canadian health care

How Health Care Drives the Economy

April 3, 2013, 9:47 pm

As one of the biggest recipients of public revenues, health care plays a major role in Canada’s economic performance.

Tear Down the Barriers to Health Equity, CMA Tells Doctors

March 20, 2013, 12:16 am

Physicians can take practical steps to help patients counter social or economic barriers to good health.

Canada’s Obesity Rates at Alarming Levels

March 5, 2013, 10:06 pm

Canada’s obesity rates have reached alarming levels and are continuing to rise, a UBC study shows.

Health Canada Proposes Warnings for Tanning Beds

February 24, 2013, 7:03 pm

The federal government is proposing cigarette package-type warnings on tanning beds to warn users of health risks.

Cervical Cancer Screening Should Start at a Later Age: Report

January 9, 2013, 7:51 pm

A health care task force recommends screening for cervical cancer at a later age than what was deemed necessary before.

Beware of Unauthorized Weight Loss Products: Health Canada

January 8, 2013, 11:01 am

Health Canada has a warning for those looking to lose weight: Watch out for unauthorized weight-loss products.

Lifestyle, Public Health Care Most Important Health Factors: Survey

October 17, 2012, 10:29 pm

Lifestyle choices and a publicly-funded health care system are seen as important factors affecting health of Canadians.

Canadian Health Care System Provides Poor Value for Tax Dollars Spent

May 20, 2012, 4:01 am

Given Canada spends so much relative to its economy, you might expect that Canadians receive world-class access to health care.


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Martha Rosenberg