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The Latest Headlines

Statins in the Real World, Focus Magazine, June, 2014

The Cheeseburger Study.  The Health Care Blog, 28 May, 2014

The BMJ is under attack by the drug industry and its surrogates.  They need a show of support here.

The Breast Cancer Foundation That Ignores Science, Huffington Post, May 13, 2014.  (Alan makes new friends with Cancer Inc.)

Deadly Medicine and Organized Crime: Book Review in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.  April 29, 2014

OpenPharma:  An effort to provide some transparency to doctor- pharma relations. Read about it here. 

The Hazards of Screening: How the Hunt for Disease leads to Overdiagnosis.  Radio interview on The People's Pharmacy, February 22, 2014.

Little data to show the benefit of flu vaccine for pregnant women, Vancouver Sun, Feb. 2, 2014  

What the "Angelina Jolie Effect" means for Breast Cancer Screening, Huffington Post, Jan. 22, 2014

Unravelling the Facts about "High Cholesterol".  Winnipeg Free Press, Nov 25, 2013

The Polyp Policy are Coming: Are we ready for the consequences of a province-wide colon screening program? Focus Magazine, October 01, 2013