Healthy Debate

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by Maddi Dellplain

From diabetes medication to weight-loss wonder drug: Ozempic’s popularity raises big questions

Ozempic has raised a lot of questions. We asked a panel of experts what are the most important factors to consider when prescribing Ozempic for weight loss.

by Doug McGregor

Saving our health-care system calls for bold leadership, not privatization

Ontario's health-care system is speeding toward privatization. But what the system needs is bold leadership and direct action, not more for-profit interventions.

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The right to die: Should MAiD apply to those whose sole condition is mental illness?

With the expansion of medical assistance in dying (MAiD) to include those whose sole condition is mental illness fast approaching, we asked a panel of experts whether they felt this was a move in the right direction — and what they hope to see moving forward.

by Seema Marwaha

Healthy Debate nominated for excellence in digital publishing

Healthy Debate has been nominated for two 2022 Digital Publishing Awards, including excellence in digital publishing!

by Maddi Dellplain

Is Canada ready to lift mask mandates? Experts weigh in

As public health restrictions lift across the country, we asked experts to weigh in on whether it's time to do away with mask mandates.

by Max Binks-Collier

YouTuber ViolinMD explains why she’s demystifying health care online

Siobhan Deshauer is a fourth-year rheumatology resident who makes videos about health care. We interviewed her about training to be a doctor, her channel, and more.

by Seema Marwaha

Keeping pace with a changing landscape

Healthy Debate first launched 10 years ago. Today we relaunch, redesigned and reimagined. But the changes go beyond cosmetics.

by Pooja Gandhi Arnav Agarwal

Health Care in Hues: Our Wild Ride

The pandemic continues to dominate medical, public health, economic and societal scenes internationally, and many countries are continuing to experience the multi-faceted adverse effects of COVID-19.

by Kieran Quinn Emily Hughes Grace Zhao Wilson Kwong Daniel Marinescu Sheliza Halani Emilio Flores Garcia

The Grand Finale of The Rounds Table

by Wendy Glauser Vanessa Milne Andreas Laupacis

Looking back on our biggest stories of 2015

by Annie Wang Jennifer Peng Anthony Maher

Season 2 Promo: “Good Stuff” from our great new team

by Healthy Debate Staff

Please help us evaluate The Rounds Table

by Andreas Laupacis

Big changes coming to Healthy Debate

by Karen Born Andreas Laupacis Jeremy Petch

What is Healthy Debate?

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