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Homeless in Moncton face longer waits for N.B. housing units (CBC New Brunswick)

The Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee has released its annual homelessness report card.  While shelter use has not changed drastically, the wait list for affordable housing has increased approximately 28% in the last two years.  37 more words

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The Need for Transparency Around Health Data

I wish to comment on reports over the weekend about wide disparities in survival from cardiac events or heart attacks in hospitals across the country… 648 more words


Overcrowding of Hospital Beds is a Symptom of bigger problem

I have noticed substantial speculation in recent days which is a result of the welcome attention that has been placed on a very unwelcome problem, namely, the question of… 418 more words


Chrysler Warns Consumers About Their Own Shady Hellcat Dealers

You may have heard that Chrysler debuted new supercharged, high-powered Charger and Challenger vehicles known as the Hellcat earlier this year. The limited-edition muscle car is already in high demand with consumers, but with such popularity comes concerns about shady behavior on the market. 313 more words

Health Reform

Again, I welcome the Minister. He is a young man and is about the same age as I was when I first became a consultant oncologist in Ireland’s medical service. 1,539 more words


An election crisis in waiting

My column from the Medical Independent on 19 February 2015

Extensive overcrowding in emergency departments and in our public hospitals continues to dominate the public and political radar in the early weeks and months of 2015. 694 more words

Leo Varadkar

Q&A on the Fair Deal

From the Irish Independent on 13 February 2015

What is the Fair Deal?

It is the Nursing Home Support Scheme (NHSS) which funds residential nursing home care for older people. 495 more words

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