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The original news article Ontario’s doctors say budget puts the health-care system at risk was written by an anonymous writer and published on the website of Canada Newswire on the 6th of February 2015.

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One issue that is controversial relating to Media Ethics and the health care area is the Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising. This type of advertising is where there are commercials trying to sell prescription drugs, such as diabetes and heart medication(LaMattina,2012) on television, thus bypassing the health care professionals. While this is very restricted around the world, there are few countries around the world that allow this kind of advertisement to take place. One such country is the United States of America.

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In the article " Ebola drugs raise ethical dilemmas " CBS news, Denis Thompson addresses the issue of the deadly disease, Ebola, and it's treatment. This viral disease is said to have 90% fatality rate. However, a drug called ZMapp has been tested on monkey's who carried the disease and was been proven affective. Although, there is a dilemma in letting this untested drug availible for sick humans. There is a multiple of questions to be asked.

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Despite our recent shortcomings in the global scene, Canada is still seen as a bastion for humanitarian and fair practices. With our Universal Health Care, many social programs and our relatively peaceful political decisions, Canada is seen in a positive light around the world as well as a leader in beneficial policies. However, Canada is surprisingly backwards in organ donation. Organ donations are extremely important and one person can save/improve the life of up to 5 people with each donation, yet Canada has one of the lowest rates of organ donation in the developed world.

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