Tag Archives: medical

Pharmaceutical CEO defends price increase on life-saving drug Life

  By Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs   Martin Shkreli will be on ABC Nightly News on Tuesday to defend his position and announce some adjustments to the price hike of life saving drug, Daraprim. At 32 years old, Shkreli is both a pharmaceutical giant and one of the most hated individuals on social media. The cost of

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A year of battling the worst Ebola outbreak News

One year ago today, the World Health Organization released the initial report looking back on its past year battling the Ebola virus.

By Chelsea Howard Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders released a report entitled “Pushed to the Limit and Beyond,” that looked into the year of the largest Ebola outbreak. The Toronto Star reported that the agency has deployed more than 1,300 international staff, who have witnessed more than 2,500 patients die from

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OpenCare aims for healthcare accessibility Uncategorized

By Julia Grabowska OpenCare.com, a Toronto tech start up, is working to help make health care in Ontario more accessible and efficient. The online database aims to connect patients with health providers in their communities, and allows them to view appointment availabilities and book appointments. Nikolai Bratkovski, founder of the Toronto-based company, said the initial idea for the business came

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