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Jennifer J. Patient Expert

San Francisco, California
I am a retired teacher and author of .  I helped my mother, who died of cancer in her home. My father, who succumbed to a brain tumour, passed away in Long-Term Care.  I have a B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed. in curriculum.
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OCHU report alleges ‘chronic understaffing’ at long-term-care facilities

Where the media attacks the government in not providing enough funding to Long-term Care (LTC) they fail to recognize that these for-profit LTC...

What is cancer? Who gets cancer?

BOOK REVIEW THE CANCER CHRONICLES; UNLOCKING MEDICINES DEEPEST MYSTERIES by George Johnson I was quite curious about all this. You...

Health Canada warns surgery using a morcellator could spread undetected cancer

They do 100,000 of these in the US each year. Why, if your womb is filled with tumours, would they not simply remove it? Using this machine,...

Why do 70% of patients with chronic disease die in hospital?

It could be the best place for them. It could be that caregivers cannot cope elsewhere. According to Statistics Canada...

BOOK REVIEW: Dementia Beyond Disease

By Dr. G. Allen Power Dementia Care has changed and is evolving. Unfortunately, we still follow the medical model, treating symptoms, rather...

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