Category Archives: Health

Norman Bethune Day

“Medicine, as we are practising it, is a luxury trade. We are selling bread at the price of jewels… Let us take the profit, the private economic profit, out of medicine, and purify our profession of rapacious individualism… Let us … Continue reading

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Higher prescription costs (reason #3 for rejecting the Trans-Pacific Partnership)

Proposed intellectual property rules in the TPP would limit competition in the pharmaceutical industry from generic drug manufacturers. Patients will wait longer for affordable treatments, and medicine and vaccine prices will skyrocket. Photo credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto     The current … Continue reading

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