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Health Care


Dying later, dying differently, dying when we want

Arthur Milner: When the time comes, I would like to get help dying [Issue 37, 2015]
by Arthur Milner


Malaria’s stubborn persistence

Don Cayo looks at the global effort to control two very different diseases [Issue 36, 2015]
by Don Cayo



The total pain of dying

Is euthanasia a form of medical care? [Issue 35, 2014]
by Louisa Blair


Medicare in the crosshairs

A look at Jeffrey Simpson's latest book on the state of health care in Canada. [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Greg Marchildon


Road cross

Sweden’s health care future

The future financial sustainability of the welfare state in general and health care in particular is crucial to Swedish society. [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Stefan Ackerby


Saving medicare for the next generation

A look at some of the politically controversial reforms that will probably be necessary to “save medicare.” [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by John Richards



The health care policy trap: Lessons for Canada from health care reform in the United States

An excellent analysis of the tortuous evolution of health reform in the United States.Until Canadians address deficiencies in our own system, we have no reason to be smug in looking at health care politics in the US. [From Inro...
by Greg Marchildon


Well-kept secret

Cuba’s medical role in Haiti has been extremely important for a number of years there. Emily J.Kirk and John M. Kirk take you through its impact. [From Inroads 27, 2010]
by John Kirk



Federal pharmacare

For the past six years, health care has been at the top of the federalism music chart. [Issue 18, 2006]
by Greg Marchildon