Learn From a Leader: Smitherman shares a personal story about his battle with drugs
Ontario's health minister made a public confession, during his speech at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health Courage to Come Back, that he had spent precious// five years in the throes of drug addiction. Being perhaps the first cabinet minister to admit that he is also gay, the minister spok...
Detroit Physician Among 10 Finalists for J.H. Kanter Prize
... our nation is debating health care reform, Doctor smitherman
has been working under the radar for the past 23 y....D., a Detroit obstetrician/gynecologist. "Doctor smitherman
and his team have developed a model of care that i...inations from state medical associations. Doctor smitherman
was nominated by MSMS and the Wayne County Medical...
Cancer Patients Turn Their Backs on Canadian Health Minister
...ssue is raging in neighbouring Canada too .
And they dont allow politicians to get away with glib talk. As the countrys Health Minister George smitherman
was waxing eloquent on the governments commitment to medicare, a group of cancer patients in the audience stood up and turned their backs.
Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told
...ney problems or high blood pressure.
Previously, schools and daycares were expected to flush their pipes once weekly.
Health Minister George smitherman
noted there's a new program to help low-income pregnant women and parents in older neighbourhoods buy water filters. Those rated to an NSF 53 standard...
Make Dental Care Affordable for the Working Poor
... Ontario: Health Minister George smitherman
is tongue tied when questioned about improving dental care to make it affordable// for the working poor in Ontario.
A letter has been written t...
Ontario Health Minister Censured Over Excess Radiation
...minister of Ontario for not quickening his steps to take concrete action to stop this excess exposure of children to radiation. Health Minister George smitherman
has however countered, saying that a safety committee is scrutinizing the problem. The Safety committee has been endowed with the authority to recomme...
Health Care Waiting Period Waived for Evacuees from Lebanon in Ontario
... said that it will waive the mandatory three-month waiting period for OHIP coverage for the new arrivals.
According to the Health Minister George smitherman
the evacuees have undergone a lot of stress and strain and will have access to the "health care they need when they need it the most."
Ontario Medical Association Planning To Lure Back Expat Doctors
...without a family doctor 10% of the population. The association were fearful that the number would grow close to 1.4 million by this year.
a spokesman for Ontario Health Minister pointed out in Monday that plans to lure doctors back to the province are already underway. David Spencer stat...
Ontario minister seconds patient-pay plan for expensive cancer drugs
...ul, intravenous medications, not sponsored by the public health-care //system, is being seriously considered by Ontario's Health Minister.
said "There's no final decision yet. We've done some due diligence and obviously we're closer to having a policy. And in my heart, I believe it's the ...
Ontario’s Entire Drug System Undergoes a Revam
... Ontario plans to revamp the drug system. Health Minister George smitherman
said that he would invest $3.5-billion more to improve the drug program//. He also said that he would introduce more changes that would make the drug ...