Medical society journals face publishing woes

Medical society journals face publishing woes

Medical society journals face publishing woes By Carolyn Brown | Ottawa, Ontario | Sep. 30, 2016 Some specialty medical societies that own or sponsor journals are now seeking new publishers, but will likely have to go outside Canada. (temmuz can arsiray/iStock)...
Alleged predatory publisher buys medical journals

Alleged predatory publisher buys medical journals

Alleged predatory publisher buys medical journals By Carolyn Brown | Ottawa, Ontario | Sep. 30, 2016 Pulsus journals are now owned by a newly created subsidiary of OMICS International, an alleged predatory publisher based in Hyderabad, India. (Pulsus) One of the...
Sep. 30 Health News Recap

Sep. 30 Health News Recap

By Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Sept. 30, 2016 Provincial health ministers decried the federal government’s plan to limit the annual increase in health care funding to provinces and territories to 3%, half the 6% escalator provided under the last health accord. British...
Doctors urge tight controls on legal pot

Doctors urge tight controls on legal pot

Doctors urge tight controls on legal pot By Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Aug. 24, 2016 Doctors agree that government should control the strength of recreational marijuana products under new legal regime. (ElizaRex/iStock) Doctors want the federal government to keep marijuana...
Sep. 23 Health News Recap

Sep. 23 Health News Recap

By Roger Collier and Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Sept. 23, 2016 The federal government is dedicated to working with provinces on a new health accord while “respecting the Canada Health Act,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He reiterated the government’s commitment to...

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