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Changing 'That Won’t Work Here'

By Laura Kennedy, Pablo Navarro & MED6288 Policy & Decision-Making Class 2016

Canada’s health care system seems to be in a perpetual state of review and restructuring, posturing and promising, hoping for change that is glacial in pace if it happens at all. 496 more words

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Entrepreneurship and Sustainability in Afghanistan

Carpet-weaving handicraft, which takes place in the remote, mountainous areas of Afghanistan, is generally associated with poverty. Families weave carpets during the long winters to compensate for the short agricultural season and the lack of arable land. 2,147 more words

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An Open Letter to Nancy Greene Raine

Senator Nancy Greene Raine
140 Wellington Street
Suite 903
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0A4

Dear Senator Nancy Green Raine,

Dietitians are recognized as highly qualified leaders in food systems, they are educated in science, management, human development, and population health. 394 more words


STDs Hit Historic High: CDC


The number of cases of a sexually transmitted disease reported in the U.S. reached an all-time high last year, the CDC is reporting.

The combined total of reported chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases was more than 1.8 million in 2015, the agency said in its annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report. 66 more words

Healthcare Triage: Medicaid has a Huge Return on Investment


As we pass the 3-year anniversary of the opening of the insurance exchanges, most news seems to focus on the private insurance people can purchase there. 119 more words