Monthly Archives: May 2013

Remicade is not new or experimental, so why does Ontario treat it as if it were?

Why is Ontario’s Provincial Parliament so out of touch about biologic medications? These medications — especially Remicade (infliximab) — account for a significant and fast-growing chunk of Ontario’s health expenditures*, so a rational discussion of how to balance their costs … Continue reading

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Service Canada contradictions

Had a rather frustrating talk with someone at EI/Service Canada the other day. (Yes, I now qualify for and am receiving employment insurance (EI). Even though I’m self-employed, I’m also looking for a more permanent position because I don’t have … Continue reading

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I’m on Twitter

@SickOfCrohns Tweeting on steroids at nearly 3 am! Let’s see how this works out. . .

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