Tag Archives: health care

Let’s talk about the fact that a doctor recommended murdering a patient

The case of Candice Lewis demonstrates how Canada’s system is being set up to allow the murder of disabled people. Continue reading

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No, hating “big pharma” is not ableist

“Big pharma”, the corporations that control the world’s prescription drugs, consistently take advantage of sick people for profit. Contrary to the headlines I’ve seen lately, hating that is not ableist. What is ableist is judging people for doing the best … Continue reading

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Five major barriers to basic mental health care

Trigger warning:┬áthe following includes discussion of health care professionals, depression, anxiety and mood disorders in general. It’s June of the year I turned 23. I have just moved across the country, from Ottawa to Vancouver, and into my mother’s house, … Continue reading

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