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2012-10-15 16:14:07

A technique called the "mother's kiss" for removing foreign objects from the nasal passages of young children appears to be a safe and effective approach.

2012-09-17 23:15:36

Canada needs a comprehensive approach to reduce elder abuse that includes financial supports and programs for seniors and their caregivers.

2012-08-21 00:17:51

Canada needs a national approach to managing its supply of pharmaceutical drugs, starting with a mandatory reporting system for drug shortages.

2012-04-23 21:26:41

The shortage of prescription generic drugs in Canada is not a recent event, dating back to the fall of 2010 or earlier.

2012-04-23 21:21:44

Canadian provinces should adopt a patient charter of rights with independent enforcement as part of the move to patient-centered care.

2012-01-30 12:35:18

Coroners are more likely to hold inquests for deaths involving younger people or people who died of fatal complications from medical care.


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2012-05-18 15:28:08

The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). The journal’s establishment likely would not have been without the foresight of Andrew Macphail, chair of the history of medicine at McGill University and editor of the Montreal Medical Journal. At the 1907 annual meeting, he argued that “without a journal to express its views and record its proceedings the association would have little impact.”  With...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.