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September 17, 2018
Trans fats now officially banned in Canada
September 13, 2018
Acne vaccine research still in its early stages. Good basic science but stop using words like “promising” to describe preliminary data on mice and skin biopsies
September 12, 2018
UK recommendation for drink-free days due in part to normalization of regular alcohol consumption
September 10, 2018
Flu season is coming and nothing will change. Those that reject the flu vaccine for whatever reason will continue to do so. Backfire Effect is in full force with a dash of Dunning-Kruger on the side.
September 7, 2018
More health “system transformation” in Ontario. I suggest looking at other universal health systems in Europe and elsewhere that provide better outcomes as your model for change
September 5, 2018
New concussion guideline for children designed to reduce use of tests that do not change health outcomes
August 31, 2018
UK proposes ban on energy drink sales to children. Same logic applies to alcohol and cigarette bans. Caffeine falls into that category for children.
August 30, 2018
Dairy study results have more holes than Swiss cheese. It is the trifecta of being a press release, unpublished, and an observational study. Nothing to see here.
August 29, 2018
Retinal eye exam study for the early detection of Alzheimer’s has his limitations and requires larger study populations to evaluate whether this is an effective screening test
August 28, 2018
What are the implications for fetal and infant health if cannabis is used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?