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Study calls for drug-driving crackdown

(Medical Xpress)—Drug-impaired driving is a growing problem in Canada that remains dramatically under-enforced and, if enforced at all, is time-consuming, unwieldy and fails to identify the vast majority of drug-impaired ...

Nov 26, 2012
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Toward competitive generic drug prices in Canada

The commitment of Canadian premiers to lower generic drug prices is a major change in how the country prices generic drugs, and government should learn from past attempts, states an article published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical ...

Nov 19, 2012
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Sleep problems cost billions

Insomnia and sleep apnoea are turning us into major health service consumers, causing us to be less productive at work, and may even lead to serious accidents.

Nov 01, 2012
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Teens increasingly abuse prescription painkillers

Today's teens and young people are abusing prescription painkillers more than any other age group or any other youth in history.  Availability of these drugs from their parents' medicine cabinets may be to blame, according ...

Oct 19, 2012
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