Tag Archives: Health Canada

151 Prescription drugs under safety investigation in Canada


Toronto Star has published a list of 151 prescription drugs undergoing safety investigations in 2o13. The Star obtained the information only after persistently bugging officials at Health Canada. With a remarkable example of doublespeak, up till now Canada’s drug safety authority … Continue reading

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ADHD drugs suspected of hurting Canadian kids


First in an excellent series by  Toronto Star reporter David Bruser investigating adverse drug reaction reporting in Canada – a system which is as woefully inadequate  as those  in other countries. Do you too find it difficult to conclude anything other than that the … Continue reading

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Who better to guide the ‘walking wounded’ than someone who’s been there?


Drag our Leaf Icon above to your taskbar to bookmark TGAM in Internet Explorer 9. Show me how Please don’t show me this again Remind me later Part 4 in a series by Globe and Mail in last couple of … Continue reading

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