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Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | September 22, 2017 Health Canada announced a ban on partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of artificial trans fats that raise levels of low-density lipoprotein or “bad” cholesterol. The oils are used in baked goods and some packaged foods...

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Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | September 8, 2017 National and provincial medical associations joined with business groups to form a Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness to oppose reforms that will reduce the benefits of incorporation for high earners, including many...
Think sepsis to stop deaths, urge advocates

Think sepsis to stop deaths, urge advocates

Think sepsis to stop deaths, urge advocates Is it flu or sepsis? Experts say Canadians must start to ask the question more often Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | September 8, 2017 Tory Pereira had never heard of sepsis — a life-threatening response to infection that can lead to...

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Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | September 1, 2017 New Brunswick MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor replaced Dr. Jane Philpott as Minister of Health, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tapped Philpott to head a new ministry to improve services on reserves. As Minister of Indigenous...

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