Podcast
Brian Goldman on The Power of Kindness, Healthcare and Compassion
Face2Face | Brian Goldman talks to Face2Face host David Peck about his book "The Power of Kindness," health care and shame, threats and anxiety, the big reveal, bonding with others and why empathy is a choice.
Podcast
The 'dissident doctor' talks about defying the medical establishment
Face2Face | Dr. Michael Klein talks about his book "Dissident Doctor" in his critique of the health-care system and his best practice recommendations.
Blog
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
Close up of doctor taking blood pressure.  Image: World Bank Photo Collective/flickr
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?
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Matt Embry and Spotlight Productions. Used with permission.
David Peck | 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
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
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Stephen Kimber | On Friday in a landmark decision, a seven-member civil jury awarded Halifax cardiologist Gabrielle Horne $1.4 million in damages, her legal fees and acknowledgement she had been wronged.
Blog
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Stephen Kimber | It is past time for authorities to figure out new, better ways to handle professional disputes -- for the sake of the doctors involved, and for the health of us all.
Blog
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.
Blog
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Vanessa Brcic | Many voices are calling for attention to poverty reduction and a living wage. But what happens when you add doctors into this conversation? Progress and challenges both.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Writer and performer TJ Dawe’s newest monologue recounts what happened when he attended a week-long group therapy retreat where participants took the Amazonian psychotropic plant ayahuasca.
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | National security and protection of the nation have been the traditional heavyweight excuses provided by governments that use torture, but there is more behind the justification of unethical methods.