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Ottawa Heart Institute launches Women’s Heart Health Centre

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for November 6, 2014

Source: Heart disease in women targeted by new Ottawa centre Reference:

Evidenced-based-evaluation of complementary breast cancer therapies report categorizes those that are helpful and others not so much

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for November 5, 2014

Source: Report card on complementary therapies for breast cancer Reference: S. Bauer-Wu, S. Zick, R. T. Lee, L. G. Balneaves, H. Greenlee. Advancing the Evidence Base and Transforming Cancer Care Through Interprofessional Collegiality: The Society for Integrative Oncology. JNCI Monographs, 2014; 2014 (50): 294 DOI: 10.1093/jncimonographs/lgu042

Patents on human genes challenged by CHEO

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for November 4, 2014

Source: ‘Bad patents’ on human genes hinder health care, hospital says  

The consequences of discovering a solid ovarian mass

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for November 3, 2014

Source: Lisa Raitt to get surgery for ‘growth’ on ovaries  

Google nanoband and nanoparticles for cancer and heart disease diagnostics under development

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for October 31, 2014

Source: Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector  

Sleeping pill prescriptions for seniors are too common and should be curtailed

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for October 30, 2014

Source: Sleeping pill use by seniors too common, Choosing Wisely Canada says Reference: Sleeping pills won’t do seniors much good, Choosing Wisely Canada says

Gordie Howe suffers serious stroke

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for October 29, 2014

     

The unintended consequences of quarantining health care workers returning from West Africa

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for October 27, 2014

 

University of Ottawa bars medical students from assessing people with fever and cough over Ebola fear. Really?

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for October 24, 2014

 

When your child asks “What happened?”

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for October 23, 2014

Source: How to Talk to Your Kids About the Ottawa Shooting Reference:

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