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Politics in CSANews
Posted date : Sep 02, 2011.
Politics in CSANews - Dear Bird Talk,We really look forward to our copy of CSANews, and fully understand Ross Quigley's point in the summer 2011 issue. A large part of ....   Read more...

Prescriptions
Posted date : May 06, 2011.
Prescriptions - Dear Bird Talk,This will be our first time being snowbirds for a couple of months. We are wondering how people deal with their repeat prescription....   Read more...

Valley Fever
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Valley Fever - Dear Bird Talk,I have been a user of this coverage (Medipac) for the past five years during our stays at our home base while in the U.S., Apac....   Read more...

Three months of medication in BC
Posted date : Dec 12, 2009.
Three months of medication in BC - Dear Bird Talk,We have been members of the Canadian Snowbird Association and do enjoy your quarterly magazine. For 20 years, we have been trav....   Read more...

Alberta Health & Snowbirds
Posted date : Sep 22, 2009.
Alberta Health & Snowbirds - Dear Bird Talk,Prior to my move to Saskatchewan, I was a resident of Alberta. In September 2008, I called to let Alberta Health know that ....   Read more...

Breast Cancer Treatment
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
Breast Cancer Treatment - Dear Bird Talk,Love your magazine and all the information. Re the "breast cancer" article from Mike Pigden – Has no one ever heard of "BRACHYTHE....   Read more...

Heart Saving Tests
Posted date : Dec 23, 2008.
Heart Saving Tests - Dear Bird Talk,In your CSANews (Fall 2008) magazine, there was on the inside front cover a great article on "Heart Saving Tests" brought by He....   Read more...

Rules of the “Ontario Drug Plan”
Posted date : May 24, 2008.
Rules of the “Ontario Drug Plan” - Dear Bird Talk,In view of the problems which I recently experienced when attempting to obtain prescription medicine from my pharmacist before leaving ....   Read more...

Florida State Tax Discrimination – The Final Word
Posted date : May 22, 2008.
Florida State Tax Discrimination – The Final Word - Dear Bird Talk,Florida State Tax Discrimination – The Final WordThe printing of the letter from the Office of Citizens Services and your own introdu....   Read more...

Property Taxes in Arizona
Posted date : May 22, 2008.
Property Taxes in Arizona - Dear Bird TalkRe: Florida Tax SituationMy wife and I have been CSA members for several years and we have been fortunate to spend a couple of months in....   Read more...

Shinglers
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
Shinglers - Dear Bird Talk,...And now, on a more serious note, the Feature Story on "Infections" in the recent CSANews was interesting – particularly the piece ....   Read more...

Health Care Ad Campaign in BC
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Health Care Ad Campaign in BC - Dear Bird Talk, Re: Health Care Ad Campaign in British Columbia We are short of doctors. We are short of hospital beds. We need more MRIs. We need....   Read more...

Prostate Cancer Awareness
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Prostate Cancer Awareness - Dear Bird Talk, Today I am writing as a self-appointed poster boy for prostate cancer awareness, to male snowbirds across Canada. Many of your r....   Read more...

Two Tier Health Systems
Posted date : May 20, 2007.
Two Tier Health Systems - Dear Bird Talk, I read the letter from a member that included a letter from their physician saying he was quitting practice because he could no lon....   Read more...

Ontario Healthcare Facilities
Posted date : May 20, 2007.
Ontario Healthcare Facilities - Dear Bird Talk, I have just spent 2 weeks in one of our Ontario healthcare facilities. I had a really hard time realizing that we are in the 21st c....   Read more...

US Medicare
Posted date : May 17, 2007.
US Medicare - Dear Bird Talk, There has been a drastic increase in Medicare premiums for alien permanent residents (formerly Green Card holders) in the United St....   Read more...

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Posted date : Apr 09, 2007.
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty - Dear Sir,In the winter 2000 issue you had an article under Health & Wellness pertaining to the procedure "percutaneous vertebroplasty" which was a....   Read more...

PSA Test
Posted date : Mar 08, 2007.
PSA Test - Dear Bird Talk:I have just received via snail mail the winter issue of CSA News. The article on Prostate Specific Antigen Test (PSA) is, in my opinion....   Read more...