Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Feb. 17, 2017 British Columbia struck a health funding deal with the federal government, leaving Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Alberta as the only provinces holding out for a pan-Canadian agreement. According to the CBC, the deal will give BC...
Litigious future for Big Sugar?

Litigious future for Big Sugar?

Litigious future for Big Sugar? Makers of sugary drinks have a long history of making unfounded health claims, say public health advocates. Roger Collier | CMAJ | Feb. 14, 2017 Remember when salt was the “new tobacco”? Well, it seems that pretzel makers and other...
Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Roger Collier | CMAJ | Feb. 10, 2017 Health Canada announced it will begin random testing of medical marijuana products for the presence of banned pesticides. Producers Organigram and Mettrum voluntarily recalled products late last year for containing the prohibited...

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