Kondro, Wayne
November 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/4/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 10, p998
Academic Journal
The article offers international news briefs related to health. The World Health Organization affirms there is no evidentiary basis for concluding that so-called electronic cigarettes are a safe and effective smoking cessation aid. A survey of British patients about the efficacy of the Great Britain's National Health Services complaints process revealed that 29% found the process totally pointless, while 20.5% said it pointless and 19% slightly pointless.


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