Pharmaceutical costs are taking up an increasing proportion of overall health costs. They pose a serious risk for people without insurance, and an increasing cost to those with it. When medicare was introduced in Canada, medicines provided outside of hospitals were excluded and left to the private insurance market. At that time, they represented only … More Another look at Pharmacare?
The following information is summarized from the Cochrane Collaboration review of evaluations of programs using exercise as a treatment for depression. (You may find the results a bit depressing.) This review of evaluations which met the criteria to be included (high-quality trials using randomized processes for inclusion and control) sought to determine if exercise helps … More Evaluation: How effective is exercise as a treatment for depression?