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NB spent the least money per capita on public health care in 2020, new data shows – New Brunswick

According to the latest data available from the Canadian Health Information Institute, New Brunswick spent less than all other provinces on public sector health spending per capita in 2020. However, it spent the third-highest amount on private-sector health spending in the country. Most of the private-sector spending was on medication, according to the data the […]

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‘The uncertainty is very stressful’: Health care access in Summerside a major concern for some

As a breast cancer survivor, Carrie Cause takes her health very seriously. It’s why she booked an appointment with her family physician — Dr. Syed Naqvi — to check out some spots on her skin she’s worried about. However, Cause got a text this week saying her appointment was cancelled, and Dr. Naqvi’s clinic has

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Shareholders in MPH Health Care (FRA:93M1) are in the red if they invested five years ago

While it may not be enough for some shareholders, we think it’s good to see the MPH Health Care AG (FRA:93M1) share price up 12% in a single quarter. But that can’t change the reality that over the longer term (five years), the returns have been really quite dismal. In fact, the share price has

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Free medications produce overall health-care savings in the Ontario trial, a new study suggests

Results from an experimental program that provides free prescription drugs to hundreds of people in Ontario suggest covering the cost of medication produces overall savings for the health-care system, according to a new study. The research, published Friday in the journal JAMA Health Forum, tracked a total of 747 patients who reported that the high

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‘Abortion is Health Care’ billboard focuses on Yorkton MP’s Bill C-311

A new ‘Abortion is Health Care’ sign has been put up, this time in Yorkton. The location was no mistake either, according to founder and executive director of Abortion is Health Care Signs Inc., Megan Johnston. Johnston and his team chose Yorkton after seeing a bill table by Yorkton – Melville Conservative MP Cathay Wagantall.

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Is Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Health Care ETF (RYH) a Strong ETF Right Now?

Launched on 11/01/2006, the Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Health Care ETF (RYH) is a smart beta exchange traded fund offering broad exposure to the Health Care ETFs category of the market. What Are Smart Beta ETFs? The ETF industry has traditionally been dominated by products based on market capitalization weighted indexes that are designed

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Moving to Canada? Everything you need to know about Canada’s health care system

Published on May 26th, 2023 at 06:30am EDT Canada is an exciting country known for its multicultural society, breath-taking landscapes, and publicly-funded health care. That said, moving to Canada can come with its fair share of challenges, such as navigating the country’s health care system, which can be daunting for many newcomers. To help you

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Canada-led study suggests changing the tune of medical alarms

A new Canadian-led study into the effectiveness of medical alarms has revealed musical notes are “less bothersome” than industry-standard flat tones, which researchers believe could better alert health-care workers without compromising patient safety. Researchers changed the sounds in medical devices to see if they were more effective in alerting users. Then, in a separate experiment,

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Today’s letters: Transgender people need fair access to health care

Article content Ontario must act on transgender health Article content Transgender individuals are not receiving adequate health care in Ontario. While most have many of the same health needs as the rest of the public, some require unique forms of care that they are unable to access. A holistic approach must be adopted to reduce

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