Monthly Archives: October 2012

Health Canada Recalls Arsenic Laden Pollen Allergy Product

  A natural health produced formerly named “Pollen Allergy” has been recalled by Health Canada because of its containment of unsafe levels of arsenic. Also sold as “Tongqiao Biyan Pian,” the natural allergy product also contains acetaminophen and an antihistamine, neither of which is listed on the product’s label. According to Health Canada,...
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Iranian Immigrant’s Family Finds Themselves in the Middle of Canada’s Ongoing Debate of When to Suspend End-of-Life Care

With high hopes of making a new life in Toronto, Iran native Hassan Resouli probably never thought that he would be instrumental in the Supreme Court of Canada’s debate concerning when and under what circumstances a doctor can decide that a life is no longer worth saving. A man in his late...
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Canada and Jamaica Partner to Battle Medical Malpractice

A recent partnership with a prominent Canadian health risk management company has been formed to assist a Jamaican company, Future Services International (FSI), resolve medical malpractice cases in Jamaica. Plagued by a culture of silence among Jamaican doctors, medical malpractice victims there are believed to be under litigated and unjustly denied. As a...
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The Canadian Sports Concussion Project Will Present Research Results in November that Could Impact the Future of Brain Injury Treatment

The Canadian Sports Concussion Project will hold a Conference on Saturday, November 10, 2012, to present the general public, media and scientific community with its most recent brain injury and concussion research results. The Canadian Sports Concussion Project is the first program of its kind in the world dedicated to learning how to...
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Canadian Researchers Discover that Non-Traditional Therapies Work as Well As Traditional Therapies

Canadian researchers have discovered that cerebral palsy sufferers benefit greatly from the addition of some non-traditional forms of therapy that don’t necessarily focus exclusively on the sufferer’s physical condition. While treatments like muscle massages to loosen spasms, speech therapies to facilitate social skills and communication, and tutoring to teach basic academic skills are...
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