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Link between hunger and health care costs

Low-income people who struggle to put food on the table also use the health care system more, which means higher health care costs, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Aug 10, 2015
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Artificial scents have no place in hospitals

Artificial scents such as perfumes and after-shave have no place in our hospitals because they can aggravate asthma and other allergies, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

Oct 05, 2015
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Canada's radon guidelines are inadequate

Radon gas is a silent health threat, and Canada needs to align its guidelines for acceptable radon levels with World Health Organization (WHO) limits, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Jun 01, 2015
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Reducing global tobacco use

Although global efforts to cut tobacco use have had some success, more can be done to reduce the number of deaths from smoking, according to a commentary published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Apr 20, 2015
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Lung cancer screening: New Canadian guideline

Adults aged 55-74 years who are at high risk of lung cancer—current or former smokers (i.e., have quit within the past 15 years) with at least a 30 pack-year history or more—should be screened annually up to three times ...

Mar 07, 2016
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