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Moulton, Donalee; Ehman, Amy Jo; Sibbald, Barbara
June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/8/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 12, p1781
Academic Journal
Presents news briefs related to medicine and health. Status of a legislation in the U.S. designed to legalize prescription drug imports from Canada and elsewhere; Report of the World Health Organization on the allocation of fund for people with HIV/AIDS; Likelihood among obese children to be victims of bullying.


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