Doctors overdosing on industry kickbacks

If Canadian family physicians hope to maintain the trust of our patients, we must reject sales pitches thinly veiled as education at our premier conference. From Nov. 14 to 17, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) will host its annual meeting, the Family Medicine Forum, in Toronto. I have been a family physician […]

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‘We’re on this’: Pallister to fearful front-line health workers

Premier Brian Pallister has a message for front-line health workers concerned about their safety because of violent crystal-meth users: “We’re on this.” Speaking to reporters Thursday after announcing plans for a new school in north Winnipeg, Pallister said the province has been consulting far and wide on the meth problem for months. Read More…

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Paddleboard yoga may have landed this Seattle man in prison

Getting caught doing yoga on a paddleboard is not a good look for someone claiming disability. Paul LaMarche of Seattle learned this lesson the hard way. LaMarche was sentenced to nine months in prison on Monday. He had pleaded guilty to theft of government property and wire fraud in March, admitting he collected more than […]

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Skip the Dishes lawsuit will produce no winners

Skip the Dishes driver Charleen Pokornik wants a different job — or, more precisely, she wants to do the same job, but wants the company to cover everything. The company’s founders left jobs like that to form Skip the Dishes, but she won’t do the same to be paid in the manner she wants. Read […]

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