André Picard is a Canadian journalist and author specialising in health care issues. He works as a reporter and a columnist for the national newspaper The Globe and Mail. As of 2020, he runs the news organisations' office in Montreal.
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How do you talk about wanting to die? @amp6's book 'Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me' is a raw, frank, dark-humoured must-read, by @picardonhealth (2019) via @GlobeDebate @PenguinRandomCA #mentalhealth #suicide #BellLetsTalk – source
André PicardJan 28, 2021
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Can a disease be an idea? A theory? Does disease exist without a patient to suffer from it?In Lovers and Livers, Jacalyn Duffin provides a lively overview of the ideas around disease. She introduces philosophical theories of disease and delves into the history of two distinct afflictions - one old, one new - which serve as examples to show how appl...
#HepatitisC has a fascinating history, shaped by discoveries in virology and mass tragedies like the #TaintedBlood scandal, which medical historian extraordinaire Dr. Jacalyn Duffin recounts in her book "Lovers and Livers." #HCV #NobelPrize – source
André PicardOct 05, 2020
I think I tweet more about @TanyaTalaga than any other person. Her fabulous book #SevenFallenFeathers, the RBC Taylor Prize, the Atkinson Fellowship, the Massey Lecture, etc. She's killing it in 2018. Couldn't happen to a nicer, more talented person. #Indigenous #journalism – source
André PicardApr 27, 2018
"Who owns my life?" Sue Rodriguez was dying of a form of ALS (or Lou Gehrig's disease) when she asked this question of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1993. She was fighting for the right to a physician-assisted death before she became fully paralyzed. At the time, assisted suicide could result in jail time for the participating physician. In a narr...
Another timely book: The Right To Die; trailblazers from from Sue Rodriguez to Kay Carter, by @GaryBauslaugh #PAD – source
André PicardApr 17, 2016