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Too few of us die with dignity, but you can help change that

Too few of us die with dignity, but you can help change that

Support the Maison McCulloch Hospice capital campaign to expand palliative care services in the city
Flu kills so why aren’t more people getting vaccinated?

Flu kills so why aren’t more people getting vaccinated?

Do your research and protect yourself and your family 
Health care is costing us billions we don’t have, but do we have the guts to fix it?

Health care is costing us billions we don’t have, but do we have the guts to fix it?

Being more efficient just isn’t cutting it, but Ontario needs to find a way to make our health-care system more affordable
<b>Sorry state: Health-care system not set up to help patients make good decisions</b>

Sorry state: Health-care system not set up to help patients make good decisions

But Health Sciences North has a pilot project that attempts to fix it and a nurse has written a poem about it
We need nothing less than a radical reform of our health-care system

We need nothing less than a radical reform of our health-care system

Ontario is putting the blame for the system’s shortcomings on the backs of doctors and the Ontario Medical Association isn’t helping
Column: Medical assistance in dying legal limbo awkward for docs

Column: Medical assistance in dying legal limbo awkward for docs

Court deadline to pass legislation has come and gone
Bill C-14 is a disappointment

Bill C-14 is a disappointment

Legislation proposed to keep illegal the resolution of intolerable suffering that is not at the end of life
College drafts assisted dying guidelines for doctors

College drafts assisted dying guidelines for doctors

I attended a presentation to the community on physician-assisted death. The panelists included Sudbury lawyer Michael Hennessy and Health Sciences North bioethicist Mary Huska. It also included Dr.
Column: Canuck docs making a difference around the world

Column: Canuck docs making a difference around the world

I have just returned from Halifax, where I attended a four-day course designed to prepare anesthesiologists who wish to volunteer for service in developing countries.
People have forgotten what infectious diseases can do

People have forgotten what infectious diseases can do

Medicine now has the opportunity to focus much of its research on the chronic diseases of aging: cancer, heart disease and dementia, to give some examples.