Marco Terwiel doesn't put much credit in the CBC study of Canadian hospitals.
I could fill many pages of how difficult it is for many to remain positive in an environment of stifling bureaucracy.
The nurses in the ICU here were top-notch and instrumental in getting me ready in short order for transfer to a regular ward to recover.
Dr. Marco Terwiel is a retired family physician who lives in Maple Ridge
News columnist Dr. Marco Terwiel is a retired family physician who lives in Maple Ridge
Looming health care crisis of an aging population is taking an ever larger proportion of the budget.
Hospitals consume about half of the health care budgets in every province and only serve a relatively small percentage of the population.
Any combination of poor lifestyle choices will lead to serious health problems.
Much depends on your genes, lifestyle, environment and social circumstances.
Kyle Aviak and others in Kuglutuk saved by introduction of high school sports.
Set out while you're of sound mind, how you want to be treated if you're disabled
Federal justice minister Rob Nicholson has indicated his government will appeal the judgment of the B.C. Supreme Court Justice Lynne Smith.
As children, we were raised in a culture of being respectful to authority... and rarely dared to question our teachers.
The price of junk-food, chips, pop and cookies is only slightly higher than the prices in our local grocery stores.
Stint up in arctic showed unhealthy eating, now Canada the subject of UN investigation
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is supposed to protect the public by making sure our food is safe and the labeling is correct.
Dr. Marco Terwiel is a retired family physician who lives in Maple Ridge. Read his column in The News.
The sexual revolution caused by this hormone tablet cut the birthrate by some 20 per cent.
You may be able to postpone the inevitable for a while by borrowing and maxing out your credit cards, but eventually bankruptcy looms.
In B.C., we pay MSP premiums, but people in the rest of Canada do not.