December 13, 2006

Canadian Context 2006.12.13

  • Up to 5 Canadians die at work each day. Suddenly my stapler looks threatening.

  • Canadian nurses say they're abused and stressed.

  • The Americanization of Canadian healthcare continues: Vancouver private clinic given green light to expand

  • Ontario is rolling out its own centre for disease control to better handle another outbreak of SARS or a flu pandemic.

  • The Ontario government aims to boost the rights of patients and make other changes to the health-care system.

  • Surgeons in Montreal have implanted a long-term mechanical heart in a 65-year-old man, the first Canadian to receive the HeartMate II device.

  • Take a look at Canada's A-Team of stem cell science.
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