Sunday, July 16, 2017

O Canada: Is Canada's medical system pushing people abroad for treatment?

Is Canada's medical system pushing people abroad for treatment?

Fraser institute report claims wait times are to blame, but researcher says it's complicated



"Back when she spoke with a specialist about getting bariatric surgery to help her lose weight, he told her it would be years before she could get the procedure done. He told her she wasn't a good candidate for it because she was an emotional eater.
"He was very blunt and nasty about it," Walsh said. "I think he doesn't realize how close he had put me to suicide."
She says getting the operation done abroad was the best decision she has ever made."

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