The regulatory hurdles for getting the drug are numerous, onerous and, for the most part, unjustified
May 03, 2016
There are many parents out there like David and Collet Stephan – well-meaning but, nonetheless, harming their children
Apr 29, 2016
British report makes the case that e-cigarettes can bolster a harm-reduction approach to dealing with a very addictive substance
Apr 27, 2016
Pointing out one ophthalmologist’s bill to OHIP is a symbol of how we’ve lost our way in the quest to pay doctors properly
Apr 25, 2016
There are a lot of people in Canada’s jails and prisons, and many are among the unhealthiest in society
Apr 20, 2016
The debate about assisted death should inspire us to become a lot more proactive about our end-of-life wishes.
Apr 19, 2016
Proposed law is a muddle that shows a shocking disregard for the Supreme Court ruling of 2015
Apr 14, 2016
Ontario’s physicians have been without a contract for more than two years, with no end in sight to their dispute with the province
Apr 12, 2016
The most dangerous consequences of drugs largely stem from its criminalization, yet we continue to try to control supply
Apr 10, 2016
North York General has become a poster child for its success in eliminating uneccessary procedures
Apr 05, 2016
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.