Sydney service helps lower the spread of infectious diseases like AIDS and hepatitis C by reducing needle-sharing
Jul 22, 2014
A moment of silence for those who died in the Malaysia Air Flight 17 kicked off the week-long International AIDS Conference
Jul 20, 2014
A 20-year analysis of drowning deaths shows there are simple measures that Canadians routinely fail to take to prevent tragedy
Jul 20, 2014
The global AIDS community is shocked to learn confirmation that six delegates died travelling on Malaysia Flight 17 on their way to the International AIDS conference
Jul 18, 2014
In Canada, we like to joke that the insect is the national bird. But in most of the world, André
Jul 13, 2014
Yves Bolduc’s gaming the system for ‘orphan’ and ‘vulnerable’ patients and his sense of entitlement in defending his actions is irritating
Jul 09, 2014
Studies show encouraging reading at an early age leads to higher education and income, and better overall health
Jul 06, 2014
Health Minister’s new advisory panel on innovation isn’t a half-bad idea – but we’ve already got plenty of not-half-bad ideas. What we need is willingness to execute them
Jun 26, 2014
Transcranial magnetic stimulation uses pulses to unlock gridlock in the brain’s networks. The trick now is to make it cost-effective
Jun 22, 2014
and unnecessarily costly, André Picard writes
Jun 15, 2014
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.