André Picard

André Picard


André Picard is the health columnist at The Globe and Mail. Author of "Matters of Life and Death." I tweet and RT about health issues, running and journalism.

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#Coronavirus : China is going to build a 1,000-bed hospital in six days. This is unfathomable in the West; so, how is it possible? b @sophierose233  via @BBCWorld  @Vez_says 

‘Scary’ and ‘spreading’: SARS-like coronavirus collides with Chinese holiday travel, by @nvanderklippe  via @globeandmail  #nCoV2019 

'It's just an amazing feeling being able to stand up and walk with people' - Paralyzed marathoner breaks world record for finishing race in robotic exoskeleton suit via @cbcasithappens  @IGotLegs843  #SCI 

Pickering’s false alarm has raised false fears about nuclear power. The fallout from #climatechange  is a much bigger threat, by @reggcohn  via @TorontoStar  #ClimateCrisis 

‘Stop the slaughter of the innocents’: Meet the anti-vaxxers of 1919, who are eerily similar to those of today, by @jbcurio  via @TheAgenda  @HealthWatch123  #smallpox  #antivax  #scicomm 

Why Mothers’ Choices About Work and Family Often Feel Like No Choice at All, by @clairecm  via @UpshotNYT  #parentalleave  #childcare  #sdoh 

“We’ve all been touched by it" - Justice minister @DavidLametti  gets personal about assisted dying, by @ianmulgrew  via @VancouverSun  #dementia  #MAiD 

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Please indulge me for a rare (but brief) thread of personal comments. I was on a city bus in Copenhagen early this morning. A young man clearly suffering from mental illness was screaming angrily. Not an unusual occurrence on urban transport. Passengers ignored him. 1/

Annals of Canadian crime: 'Drunk' raccoons seen stumbling around Stittsville after over-indulging on fermented fruit via @CBCNews 

Please stop using the Trumpism "fake news." A story that is wrong it not "fake news," it's wrong. A story that is incomplete, is not "fake news," it's incomplete. A story you disagree with is not "fake news," it's a story you disagree with. #journalism 

Canadian problems: Reason for no mail delivery: "Bear at door." via @jclarkson 

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“We chose this country so we could live peacefully” - Victims of QC terrorist attack remembered

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Merry Christmas to the cleaning staff, kitchen workers, clerks, porters, lab workers, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, PAs, PSWs, chaplains, social workers, patients, family members - and many others - who keep system running, and provide care, every day. #Christmas 

I have to admit, I never thought I would see the day when the old grey published a 'how to roll a joint' infographic

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