July 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE453
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs related to medical topics. Some researchers called for the abolition of employees' annual performance reviews due to related stress it induces in U.S. employees. A Bad Ad program has been designed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to promote reporting of misleading drug advertisements. Great Britain General Medical has banned Dr. Andrew Wakefield due to professional misconduct such as performing invasive tests on children without permission.


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