Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dispelling myths about mental illness

  What is the difference between our bodies getting sick and our brains getting sick?  It seems obvious that these should be seen as similar processes.  Why does stigma still exist against mental illness, but patients are not discriminated against … Continue reading

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The Maternity Centre of Hamilton: Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

Today on HJR, we’re featuring a unique and fascinating obstetrical health resource in our community. It is well established that receiving adequate prenatal care is an important determinant of health for both mom and baby. According to the Hamilton Spectator and … Continue reading

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“They’ve had free prescriptions, not anymore”: Conservative MP mailout angers refugee health defenders

Residents in MP Kelly Block’s riding of Saskatoon Rosetown Biggar were surprised in mid October when they found a flyer in their mail boxes celebrating the end to “unfair” benefits for refugee claimants. The flyer states, “They’ve had free prescriptions, … Continue reading

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