NEWS

CMAJ 2011 election survey: home/palliative care
April 21, 2011

CMAJ 2011 election survey: home/palliative care

A slew of campaign trail promises might suggest that major changes in support for families providing home care to ailing relatives is in the offing but the political promises essentially amount to modest gestures of tax support rather than programs aimed at bolstering services to assist home caregivers. Full article


CMAJ 2011 election survey: research
April 21, 2011

CMAJ 2011 election survey: research

Canada's three main political parties have identified their health research priorities should they receive the support of voters in the May 2 general election. Full article


CMAJ 2011 election survey: health human resources
April 20, 2011

Zombies, myths and pharmacare
April 19, 2011

CMAJ 2011 election survey: pharmacare
April 19, 2011

External performance audit concludes Canada Health Infoway missed program targets
April 18, 2011

CMAJ 2011 election survey: health transfers
April 15, 2011

Just a little respect, please
April 14, 2011

Have MERcI
April 13, 2011

More cancer survivor planning urged
April 12, 2011

Federal parties target home care
April 11, 2011

Court rules that withdrawal of life support is a plan of treatment requiring consent
April 8, 2011

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BRIEFLY

The hockey vote
April 21, 2011

A re-elected Conservative government would spend $10 million over four years, commencing in 2012–13, to help place defibrillators in every hockey arena that doesn’t have one and train arena attendants on how to use the equipment. Full article


FOR THE RECORD

For the Record

More transgender health research needed
April 21, 2011

The tendency of health studies to treat sexual and gender minorities as a single homogenous group has painted an “incomplete picture” of their health status and needs, argues a landmark report on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health from the United States Institute of Medicine. Full article


DISPATCH FROM THE MEDICAL FRONT

A world away

A world away
April 21, 2011

A medical student from a big city discovers the significance of the roles of family physicians in rural communities, whose responsibilities range from prenatal health to palliative care. Full article

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CMAJ in the News

"Starve a fever, feed a concussion: Speedy feeding offers hope of better healing" (The Globe and Mail), April 21, 2011

"Newer Versions of the Pill Pose No Added Risk to Gallbladder" (U.S. News & World Report), April 20, 2011

"Counterpoint: Drug addicts can’t recover if they’re already dead" (National Post), April 20, 2011

"Food safety: the forgotten issue?" (CBC), April 20, 2011

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