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Canada

How Does Cancer Care In Canada Compare With The USA?

The cost of advanced chemotherapy can be twice as much in Washington as it is in British Columbia, which is just next door. Scientists at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, in conjunction with colleagues from Vancouver and British Columbia, discovered just how much the cost varies. A month’s worth of chemotherapy treatment costs roughly $12,345 in the US, but around $6,195 in Canada. Despite the stark difference in cost, the av ...    more ...
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Complementary Therapies In Canada And How To Access Them

Complementary therapies offer an alternative approach to conventional or mainstream medicine. Such therapies aren’t usually part of conventional medical care, but have plenty of purported benefits. However, their benefits are not always backed by science, and should complement conventional therapy, rather than replace it. Examples of complementary therapies can include yoga, meditation, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and homeopathic remedies.
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How Does Coronary Care In Canada Compare With The Rest Of The World?

In the developed world, the leading causes of death are usually preventable diseases linked to lifestyle. Cancers and heart diseases connected to poor diet and obesity have been the subject of public awareness and education campaigns.

Heart disease is a leading cause of death around the world. According to a 2017 study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, cardiovascular disease and stroke account for a third of all d ...    more ...
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Using The Healthcare System In Canada – A Short Guide For Expats

Canada has one of the strongest Healthcare Systems in the western world, which offers a wide range of options to all its residents, including the expats. The standard of treatments, doctors, hospitals, insurance and medical services in this country are at par with The US and UK.

Doctors and hospitals

Almost all the cities in Canada have a few general hospitals (private and public), in addition to psychiatric clinics, special hospitals a ...    more ...


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