Monthly Archives: October 2012

I’m baaack

Long time no post. I was pretty wiped out before my last dose of Remicade (serious fatigue), and then I caught bronchitis. Now I’m back on steroids for that — but they’re inhaled steroids, so, at least in theory, they … Continue reading

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Stupid cost-cutting strategies harm patients

The Exceptional Access Program (EAP) provides a valuable service to Ontarians on expensive life-saving medications, such as biologic drugs. Unfortunately, cost-cutting is a fact of life these days, and, of course, as a taxpayer and a (temporarily) unemployed person, I … Continue reading

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