Monday, March 2nd, 2015

When Improving Your Health Changes Your Life: A Canadian Champ Shares Her Story

Melina Perron in 2008 and 2014 as Canadian Women’s Lightweight Bodybuilding Champion. Looking at her chiseled body it’s hard to believe that Melina Perron was once obese. Seven years ago she was a freelance photographer running a home-based business while raising two kids. She enjoyed cooking big meals for her family and spent most of her evenings working... [Read more]


Physician-Assisted Suicide Unmasked

I don’t know why pain and suffering are part of our human condition. I do know that as individuals each of us is “a unique, unrepeatable being” which means that pain and suffering will manifest itself differently in each of our lives. I’m told my grandmother had a saying “If we all put our problems on the kitchen table, we’d take... [Read more]


Time for Private MRIs in Saskatchewan

I’ve invested a great deal of time and money into my health. I try to buy more fruits and vegetables and less processed foods. I workout with a personal trainer at a local gym to keep my weight down and my body toned. My goal is to stay as healthy as possible and I’m willing to make sacrifices to reach this goal because it’s not only important to... [Read more]


The Unholy Alliance between Organized Medicine and Government: A Father’s Quest for Truth and Justice in Public Health Care

The Kilby family had just lost an angel from their lives and unanswered questions about their daughter’s death permeated their grief. Why did Terra bleed to death less than 24 hours after being discharged from the hospital? Did poor medical care contribute to this outcome? Was her death preventable? Terra Dawn Kilby was discharged from the Finch site of Ontario’s... [Read more]


Health Care Going to the Dogs as Alberta Judge Denies Charter Challenge

Residents in Alberta can purchase private health insurance for medical services for their dogs, but it remains a crime to purchase it for themselves or members of their family. On March 31, 2014 an Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench judge dismissed a Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms challenge brought forward by patient Darcy Allen. The judge cited a lack... [Read more]




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