Each year the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) publishes the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Facts which presents factual information about health insurance in Canada.
You wake up sneezing, coughing, feel achy and can’t get out of bed—how do you know whether you have a cold or the dreaded flu? It can be hard to tell them apart because of the overlap of symptoms; however, understanding the differences can help you choose the best treatment options.
As we mark Diabetes Awareness Month in November, it is perhaps good to start with a reality check. The fact is that too many Canadians are already very aware of diabetes, either because they are living with it, or know at least one friend or family member who is.
With all the medical advances we’ve seen in recent years, it’s easy to forget sometimes that ultimately we are responsible for our own health, and that our healthcare providers are there to guide us, but may not know our circumstances as well as we do.
New high-cost drugs are creating financial burdens for families and employers.