The state of northern health

Vogel, Lauren
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/4/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 14, pE1055
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the report on the health status of the Northwest Territories (NWT) which argues that NWT residents must take more responsibility for their unhealthy life choices. The author mentions that the report also states that there has been an explosion in methicilin resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) infections in the territories. J. Michael Miltenberger, territorial Minister of Health and Social Services, urges the community to play a role in improving overall health status.


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