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Blog
Sep 18, 2018

Support trans youth, say pediatricians

Mercedes Allen
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement affirming support for transgender and gender-diverse youth and emphasizing the need for their acceptance.
Blog
Nov 17, 2017
Close up of doctor taking blood pressure.  Image: World Bank Photo Collective/flickr

Medicalizing high blood pressure

Jesse McLaren
New guidelines have labeled millions more people as hypertensive, but will this help prevent the social, economic and ecological causes of cardiovascular disease?
Podcast
Sep 20, 2017
Matt Embry and Spotlight Productions. Used with permission.

Seeking safe, effective, economical treatments for MS

face2face
Matt and Face2Face host David Peck talk the film 'Living Proof', about the medical community, multiple sclerosis, science and alternative approaches to health, activism and patient-funded research.
Book Review
Jun 30, 2016

How do we care for each other?

Scott Neigh
Author Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay creates thoughtful, readable meditations on practices and systems of medicine in today's world, and on how power pervades them in "A Labour of Liberation."
Blog
Feb 24, 2014

There are better options for doctors' pay in B.C.

Vanessa Brcic
In B.C., doctors are paid well, but they are paid by an antiquated compensation model called Fee For Service (FFS), which basically reduces medical visits to a series of billable scenarios.

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