Dr. Gary Bloch prescribes more income for patients at his inner-city clinic.

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“Treating people at the low income with a higher income will have at least as big an impact on their health as any other drug I could prescribe to them,” Bloch said.

He does this by assessing whether their illnesses might qualify them for provincial or federal disability supports and employment insurance. Then he helps them fill in applications and connects them with programs. Awesome!

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2013/05/24/poverty-disease.html

 

 

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