News @ a glance

Sibbald, Barbara
October 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/14/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p826
Academic Journal
Provides an update related to health and medicine as of October 2003. Threat of tobacco companies in Alberta over its antitobacco strategy; Information on a World Breast-feeding Week poster issued by the health minister of New Zealand; Details on the television series "Crisis Zone."


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