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Minister Aglukkaq announces reappointment of Dr. Alain Beaudet as President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

OTTAWA, April 26, 2013 /CNW/ – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, today announced the reappointment of Dr. Alain Beaudet as President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Researc… CNW Group – Healthcare Facility...

 

Canadian seniors ill prepared for long-term care needs, new poll shows

TORONTO, April 24, 2013 /CNW/ – The majority of older Canadians are unaware of the costs associated with long-term care and few are financially prepared to cover expenses, according to a Leger M… CNW Group – Insurance

 

Canadian Medical Association town hall discusses social causes of poor health

Low income and poor education can make you sick, discussed experts at a health-care town hall Tuesday night… Read on: Calgary stories  

 

Are Canadian kids undervaccinated? Or is it that we just don’t know?

A recent Unicef report on the well-being of children in affluent countries suggests Canada’s childhood immunization rate was stunningly low globeandmail – Health & Fitness

 

Minister of Health Announces Upcoming Actions to Support the Health and Safety of Canadian Families

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, hosted a meeting in Ottawa today with concerned parents and community members to outline action that will be taken by the Harper Government in the coming months to help support the health and...

 

How the Canadian health system saved my left eye

How the Canadian health system saved my left eye

National Post TORONTO — As I all but leapt from my conjugal bed on Wednesday morning (which the little woman already had departed, in order to lavish attention on her magnificent dogs), my customary assurance that the new day would be an inexhaustible...

 

Researchers solve mystery about 'rising' Canadian stillbirth rates

After several years of alarm, B.C. researchers have concluded that stillbirth rates are not going up after all – it was a false impression stemming from the way births and deaths are recorded globeandmail – Health & Fitness

 

Nearly 25% of Canadian nurses wouldn’t recommend their hospital

Nearly a quarter of nurses wouldn’t recommend the hospital where they work to their family or friends, a survey by CBC News has found. A nurse’s world Where stress is status quo Read stories from nurses across the country. The startling...

 

Canadian Diabetes Association updates guidelines for prevention, treatment

Canadian Diabetes Association updates guidelines for prevention, treatment

A committee of 120 health professionals reviewed the most up-to-date scientific data to come up with new recommendations Sun News Canada’s network for news, politics, and opinions

 

Canadian researcher declines prestigious Gairdner award that left out collaborators

TORONTO – The Gairdner Foundation announced the winners of its prestigious international awards for medical research Wednesday, but one of the recipients turned down the $ 100,000 prize because two key collaborators weren’t included....

 

Will US, Canadian health spending converge?

No one fought Obamacare harder than the crop of Republican governors swept into power in the Tea Party wave of 2009 and 2010. They challenged President Barack Obama’s game-changing health-care law before the Supreme Court. And although...

 

To see the future of Canadian health care, look to Britain’s crippled system

To see the future of Canadian health care, look to Britain’s crippled system

So-called “evidence-based decision-making” is very popular these days. Actual evidence is rather less so. Especially of unwelcome things like the collapse of Britain’s National Health Service on which ours is modelled. Since...

 

How can Canadian guideline recommendations be tested?

How can Canadian guideline recommendations be tested?

Canadian Medical Association Journal publish ahead of print

 

Recommendations for Canadian public health policy after H1N1

Comprehensive study of decision-making during H1N1 in Canada is now published TORONTO, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ – A comprehensive study of how decision-makers set public health policy during the p… CNW Group – Healthcare Facility...

 

Researchers ‘shocked’ by sodium levels at Canadian restaurants

A single entrée on many menus contains enough sodium to provide a full day’s requirement, a University of Toronto study finds globeandmail – Health & Fitness