Domestic Health

Keith Martin’s Prescription for Healthcare 2011-03-25 By Dr. Keith Martin, MD, National Post – October 28, 2010 Liberal MP Keith Martin got his caucus mates highly upset when he issued a paper suggesting Canadians should have the right to seek…Keith Martin’s Prescription for Healthcare 2011-03-25 By Dr. Keith Martin, MD, National Post – October 28, 2010 Liberal MP Keith Martin got his caucus mates highly upset when he issued a paper suggesting Canadians should have the right to seek…Election 2011 Needs a Serious Debate on Health Care Reform 2011-04-07

By Dr. Keith Martin, MD, Financial Post – April 7, 2011   A grey tsunami is hitting our shores and Canada is utterly unprepared to deal with it. Currently, there are four workers…Health Care Reform Do’s and Don’ts 2010-10-27 By Dr. Keith Martin, MD   Don’t: ·         Allow people to pay to jump ahead of the queue in the public…Healthy kids build healthier communities 2010-10-21  by Dr. Keith Martin MD, Times Colonist – October 21, 2010   Monday’s report from Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond and Provincial Health…A Prescription for Emergency Room Overcrowding 2010-11-26 by Dr. Keith Martin M.D, Hill Times – Feb 7, 2011    Fifty two per cent of Canadians agree that our health care system is broken and needs to undergo fundamental change if it is…

Mental Illness: A Medical Orphan 2010-10-13 By Dr. Keith Martin MD, Windsor Star – October 28, 2010 Mental illnesses are medical orphans. Despite their high incidence and dramatic impact on people’s lives, this collection of…Inactivity, poor diet a dangerous trend among youth 2011-04-14 By Dr. Keith Martin MD, Ottawa Parenting Times – March 2011 Inactivity and poor diets are killing us. This is especially true for our children. For the first time in human history, our…Addressing some of our social challenges 2008-10-18 If there was a program that reduced child abuse rates 99%, kept children in school longer, decreased welfare and dependency rates, reduced teen pregnancies 50%, and saved the taxpayers $7 dollars…Canada v. U.S.? Neither is best 2010-03-21 By Dr. Keith Martin MD, Ottawa Citizen – March 19, 2010 Sarah Palin’s gross misrepresentations of the Canadian and American medical systems confuses the public by perpetuating a…

Fighting Poverty 2009-10-19 Dr. Keith Martin, speaking in the House of Commons on the government’s inaction on homelessness and poverty. Mr. Speaker, Friday was the World Day for the Eradication of Poverty….Healthcare in Canada 2010-05-13 Help our military families 2009-06-26 By Dr. Keith Martin, M.D., June 26, 2009 On June 17, the House of Commons standing committee on national defence released an extensive report on the health services provided to our Canadian…The Case for Insite 2008-06-02 By Dr. Keith Martin, M.D., National Review of Medicine – June 2008 Last month’s BC Supreme Court decision that Vancouver’s supervised injection site (Insite) is a medically necessary…Our medical system is sick and needs urgent care 2011-04-14 By Dr. Keith Martin MD, The Hill Times – September 27, 2010 Health care: Liberal MP Keith Martin says Canadians must embrace the resources locked within the private sector if we are going…Canada’s health care myth; Of the world’s top 20 national health care systems, 17 are European 2011-04-15 By Dr. Keith Martin MD, The Windsor Star – April 27, 2009   Contrary to public opinion, Canada does not have “the best health care system in the world.” We actually rank…

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