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August 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/28/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p449
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The article presents news briefs related to world health. The chief executive officer of Newfoundland and Labrador's Eastern Regional Health Authority, George Tilley, has resigned due to the controversy over inaccurate hormone receptor tests on hundreds of patients with breast cancer. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), passengers are at a high risk of developing venous thromboembolism. New guidelines for hyperbilirubinemia have been issued by the Canandian Paediatric Society.


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