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Sullivan, Pat; Ebman, Amy Jo; Lett, Dan; Sibbald, Barbara
August 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/17/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p322
Academic Journal
Presents news briefs related to health and medicine as of August 2004. Warning for Canadian physicians regarding the medical advice they provide to parents adopting children abroad; Conclusion of a report prepared for the Saskatoon Health Region about emergency care; Percentage of World Health Organization-member states, including Canada, that had signed the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control by the June 29, 2004 deadline.


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