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October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/24/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p1047
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The article offers medical news briefs. A study of Quebec aboriginal people revealed that the majority smoke tobacco and are overweight and obese. An investigative team has confirmed that contaminated water at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia was the cause of Legionnaires disease in two patients in 2005. There is a decline in breast cancer diagnosis rate in the U.S. since 2003.


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