In the coming years, this aging cohort of Boomers will hit the health and social services system with its full force
Apr 17, 2015
In a large part of the country, patients who get their chemotherapy at home are actually punished financially
Apr 14, 2015
To regulate or not to regulate? That is the question legislators must grapple with when trying to decide what to do about the proliferation of so-called complementary and alternative practices
Apr 13, 2015
Rules vary from school to school, even from faculty to faculty
Apr 12, 2015
Studies show the benefits. But no projected savings can quell the fear of soaring demand
Apr 07, 2015
The Ontario Homeopathy Act, which comes into force on April 1, lends a dangerous veneer of legitimacy to a practice that has no basis in science
Mar 31, 2015
The tainted blood scandal – for those who have forgotten – is one of Canada’s most shameful public health debacles, and it resonates today
Mar 30, 2015
Peter Piot made an impact as a microbiologist and as an activist
Mar 25, 2015
Sheltered workshops, which relegate people to second-class citizenship, should be abolished
Mar 24, 2015
He is remembered as ‘a visionary leader with a constant, unrelenting commitment to the greater good’
Mar 17, 2015
André Picard is a health reporter and columnist at The Globe and Mail, where he has been a staff writer since 1987. He is also the author of three bestselling books.
André has received much acclaim for his writing. He is an eight-time nominee for the National Newspaper Awards, Canada's top journalism prize, and past winner of prestigious Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism.
André has also been honoured for his dedication to improving healthcare. He was named Canada's first "Public Health Hero" by the Canadian Public Health Association and as a "Champion of Mental Health" by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health. His work has been recognized by a number of other consumer groups, including the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the Canadian Hearing Society, Safe Kids Canada, and the Campaign to Control Cancer.
André lives in Montréal.