Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Roger Collier | CMAJ | December 15, 2017 The Framework on Palliative Care in Canada Act (Bill C-277) received Royal Assent and became law. It calls for a cohesive national plan to ensure Canadians in every province have access to high-quality palliative care. Deceased...
A short history of pain management

A short history of pain management

A short history of pain management Roger Collier | CMAJ | December 14, 2017 Historically, medicine has turned to drugs to eliminate, relieve or reduce pain in patients. Part one of a series on pain management There is perhaps nothing as simultaneously useful and...
Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | December 8, 2017 The federal government plans to overhaul the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board to save $12.6 billion over the next decade from lower drug prices. The proposed reforms include considering value in pricing, changing countries...

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