Monthly Archives: March 2015

Upper Age Limits on IVF and ‘Good’ Mothers

Angel Petropanagos warns of the danger of smuggling moral arguments in under the guise of medical ‘facts’ in the advanced maternal age debate.

Ottawa Public Health Needs to Come “Clean”

Michael Orsini and Marilou Gagnon criticize Ottawa Public Health’s recent sexual health campaign.

Voluntary Sterilization, Personal Responsibility, and IVF Coverage

Katharine Browne argues that exclusion from coverage for IVF on the basis of voluntary sterilization is unjustified.

Precautionary Consumption and Everyday Chemical Toxins

Jennie Haw argues that precautionary consumption is an ineffective strategy to mitigate health harms associated with everyday chemical exposures.

Fiduciary Duties Limit Physicians’ Freedom of Conscience

Emma Ryman discusses conscientious objections and the physician-patient relationship.

The Supreme Court of Canada Decision Allows for the Prescription and the Syringe

Jocelyn Downie clarifies the Canadian Medical Association’s confusion regarding the Carter v. Canada decision.