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"Youth may be trying e-cigarettes before smoking because they are easier to access."
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Smokers should at least be 25, the article says.
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The skewed ratio has existed for at least two decades and can be seen across the country.
TORONTO - A national pharmacare program wouldn't break the bank and should in fact save taxpayers billions of dollars, a new analysis suggests.Spending on prescription drugs in Canada could drop by 32...
Who protects the public when health professionals are either incompetent or engage in wrong doing? In almost all jurisdictions, health professionals regulate themselves. And that, in my own opinion, is a problem.
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Five little words we women hope we'll never hear again in a doctor's office: It's all in your head. Yet that's exactly what was heard for decades when women reported experiencing widespread pain lasting months and accompanied by sleep disturbances, headache, even mood and memory issues. Today, that chronic pain condition has not only been given a name but is finally recognized as a legitimate medical condition: Fibromyalgia.
If e-cigarettes were approved, they could be allowed for use by those suffering with serious psychiatric disorders in hospital. Those devices might help alleviate some of the deficits associated with schizophrenia, reduce the health risks of cigarette smoking, and allow for patients to smoke in hospital without the need to be allowed off the ward.
OTTAWA - The Canadian Medical Association Journal says it's time to do away with the Criminal Code's so-called spanking law.A strongly worded editorial in the journal Tuesday calls for the repeal of S...
TORONTO - They may be the source of life-saving medical interventions, but hospital operating rooms in Canada generate enormous amounts of unnecessary and expensive-to-process waste.A new analysis sug...
MONTREAL - Spanking, yelling at, or shaking children could tend to make them more aggressive toward others, a review of 20 years of studies into physical punishment says.Researchers say in an article...