Health

What medicines do we really need in Canada?

Canadians often express pride in our universal health system, which provides publicly funded doctor and hospital services. We don’t have to worry about filing for bankruptcy to get care when we need it.essential medicines But when it comes to prescription ...

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Canadian seniors are a privileged group

Canadian seniors are a privileged group. The Conference Board of Canada reports that life expectancy today is 10 years longer than in 1961. And the average Canadian can expect to live three years longer than the average American.health ration According ...

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There’s more to constipation than grunting

You think constipation isn’t important? If so, an article in the American Journal of Gastroenterology suggests you’d better think again. Annually, in the U.S., 700,000 people are seen in hospital emergency wards for this problem. Since 2006 there’s been a ...

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Fidgeting and magic underwear

“Stop tapping your pencil!” my teacher called out. I didn’t. And one day he walked to my desk, threw me to the front of the class, then tossed me out of the classroom. Now, a study at the University of ...

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