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André Picard

André Picard

André Picard

Profile

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 five 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.



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Opinion
People with disabilities deserve more than just a cute Gerber baby André Picard
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Belief in powers of ‘wellness’ shouldn’t extend to man convicted in son’s meningitis death André Picard
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Quebec’s air ambulance policy separating kids from parents reeks of paternalism André Picard
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Genomics has entered its adolescent phase: messy and unpredictable André Picard
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The feminization of medicine: does it matter? André Picard
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Innovative health-care programs exist – and work André Picard
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Canada must rethink health spending strategy André Picard
André Picard
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Canada needs to clear the air – and wipe away criminal records for marijuana André Picard
André Picard
HEALTH
Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off
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ANALYSIS
Record $100-million donation to CAMH underscores cultural shift on mental health André Picard
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Opinion
With Philpott at the helm, Ottawa (finally) takes action on Indigenous issues André Picard
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Canada can learn a lot from California as it prepares for marijuana legalization Subscriber content André Picard
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Opinion
Removing warning labels from Yukon liquor is shameful André Picard
André Picard
‘This is a game-changer’: New shingles vaccine dramatically improves protection
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Opinion
Why people don’t drink: It’s none of your business André Picard
André Picard
Opinion
Quebec’s bold new basic income offer: Does it benefit the right people? André Picard
André Picard
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Prescription drug costs should be fair – not cheap André Picard
André Picard
Opinion
Streptococcus outbreak in Canada is part of a larger story André Picard
André Picard
Opinion
Have we forgotten the lessons of the tainted blood scandal? André Picard
André Picard
Opinion
Provinces and pot: Whose approach is best? André Picard
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