Sunday, August 16th, 2009

 

Canadian health care system imploding, Obama health care, Canadian Medical Association, August 16, 2009, Dr. Anne Doig, patients are getting less than optimal care

The truth about Canadian health care: “Top doctor says system ‘imploding’” “SASKATOON–The incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association says Canada’s health-care system is sick and doctors need to develop a plan to cure it. Dr. Anne Doig says patients are getting less than optimal care, and she adds that physicians from across the country – who will gather in Saskatoon today for their annual meeting – recognize that changes must be made. “We all agree that the system is imploding, we all agree that things are more precarious thanRead More


Obama health care, First Do No Harm, Youtube video, US higher survival rates, US shorter wait, Reform not replace, No to government healthcare

This is a great Youtube video. “Our healthcare system needs reform. But compare the results of our system to government run health care in other countries. Are you still dying to get in line? When considering what to change, we should keep in mind an ancient medical axiom – First, Do No Harm.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGPumAMkn_0&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcitizenwells%2Ewordpress%2Ecom%2Fwp%2Dadmin%2Fedit%2Dcomments%2Ephp&feature=player_embedded]  Thanks to commenter twe.


Flu vaccinations, Deaths, Guillain Barre Syndrome, GBS, British alert, Health Protection Agency letter, Deadly nerve disease, British Association of Neurologists to monitor

Here is another reason to carefully weigh any decision to take the H1N1, swine flu, vaccination. From the Mail Online, August 15, 2009: “Swine flu jab link to killer nerve disease: Leaked letter reveals concern of neurologists over 25 deaths in America” “A warning that the new swine flu jab is linked to a deadly nerve disease has been sent by the Government to senior neurologists in a confidential letter. The letter from the Health Protection Agency, the official body that oversees public health, has been leaked to The MailRead More