Author Archives: Larry Luxner

Canada Trails US in Patient Access to Rare Disease Therapies, CORD President Says

Canada’s healthcare system is excellent for people with common ailments like diabetes or high blood pressure, but it’s “basically failing the nearly three million Canadians with rare diseases.” So says Durhane Wong-Rieger, president and CEO of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD), a Toronto-based network representing 102 patient advocacy…


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Words Between Worlds: Improving Cross-class Communication in Medical Spaces

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Columnist Kate Delany investigates how communication between patients, family members, and doctors is often shaped by class origins.

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