Monthly Archives: July 2019

Request in Support of Universal Pharmacare

Since the 1960s, five national commissions have recommended universal pharmacare for Canada. The most recent of these is the detailed and strategic report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. Now, after more than 50 years of waiting, Canada is close to adding prescription drugs to our “medicare” system. This is extremely […]

Russia’s CRISPR “deaf babies”: the next genome editing frontier?

Jackie Leach Scully and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke worry about the ableist and audist assumptions hidden in this venture.