May Measurement Month

May Measurement Month Get Ready for the Big Squeeze   High blood pressure is the #1 cause of preventable death worldwide. Over 10 million lives are lost each year due to high blood pressure – often called hypertension. Yet, only 50% of people affected are aware they have it.   During May, Canada is joining…

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Omicron Exposes a Weakness in Canadian Government Run Health Care

Omicron Exposes a Weakness in Canadian Government Run Health Care As omicron sweeps across the globe, the U.S. and Canada are experiencing dramatically different responses. The U.S. seems to be largely open for business, while Canada’s biggest provinces are shutting down. Why the difference? The U.S. health care system, which prioritizes free markets, provides more hospital…

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Cancer Patients Caught in Surgery Backlog

Cancer Patients Caught in Surgery Backlog Many Canadian cancer patients are experiencing fear and frustration due to the massive backlog of surgeries throughout the national healthcare system. To them, it seems as if the system is only focusing on COVID illnesses, and leaving their critical conditions untreated. One patient began experiencing difficulty breathing in August…

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