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Kondro, Wayne
May 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/20/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 11, p1413
Academic Journal
The article offers medical news briefs in Canada and the U.S. Doctor Peter Walker was hired by York University to craft a strategy and business plan for the establishment of a new medical school in its campus. Health Canada has proposed a ban of the sale and advertising of polycarbonate baby bottles due to the presence of bisphenol A. The Indiana University School of Medicine revealed that the percentage of physicians who opposed national health insurance plans has declined to 32% from 40%.


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