Quebec program combats RSV in northern babies

All Inuit babies born in Nunavik, northern Quebec, will receive injections of palivizumab (Synagis) to protect against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a lower respiratory virus they are particularly prone to […]

Empowered Arctic Communities Are More Resilient to Change

A new report released by the Arctic Council finds that the pace at which changes in the Arctic are occurring make adaptation more difficult. If policymakers don’t listen, it could […]

Des chercheurs de l’UQO examinent la thérapie équestre en vue d’aider les anciens combattants

Un centre équestre fait appel à des chercheurs de l’Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) pour valider une méthode de thérapie alternative destinée à des vétérans et des militaires de […]

Federal report calls for regulation of e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes could come under stringent federal regulations if Parliament accepts recommendations in a report from the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health. The report, Vaping: Towards a Regulatory […]

Quebec bill is an attack on doctor’s autonomy

Quebec’s Bill 20 is an “unprecedented attack on the professional autonomy of physicians,” associations representing 90 000 Canadian doctors told a committee of Quebec’s National Assembly on Mar. 25. The […]