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Quebec arming itself to combat a potential influenza pandemic

Quebec is gearing itself for a probable influenza pandemic, and its effects on 2.6 million people. Everyone in Quebec seem to be gripped with concern and at a press conference , Health Minister Philippe// Couillard said "The government is taking measures so that from the beginning of the epidemic we're able to limit the number of hospitalizations and deaths.'' ....Quebec has its plan ready, to f...

Quebecers To Choose Private Health-Care Insurance

A controversial set of laws was initiated by Quebec Health Minister Philippe Couillard on Thursday that would give Quebecers the option of private health-care insurance //. ..The Supreme Court of Canada decision had partially struck down Quebec's ban on private insurance, on June 9, 2005,ruling that Quebec had failed to prove its ban on private health insurance, for acts covered by medicare, was...

Allergic Individuals Should Carry Two Doses Of EpiPen Says Quebec Coroner

Quebec coroner Jacques Ramsay has recommended that Canadians suffering from severe allergies should carry two doses of EpiPen (epinephrine) or the Twinject, which// provides a double dose in the same applicator, instead one to avoid potentially deadly situations. He has also called for manufacturers to provide medication renewal notices of their products to the patients. ....The recommendation...

Man Made Heart for Man from Quebec

A 65-year-old man from Quebec had a man made heart implanted inside him last month .This makes him the only living Canadian// who does not have a heart beat! ..“Heartmate II”, the mechanical heart was implanted inside Gerard Langevin by Dr. Renzo Cecere and Dr Nadia Giannetti in a three-hour surgery on Nov. 23, 2006.This device,is expected to function for at least a decade. It works using a...

Viral Gastroenteritis Grips Quebec Enmasse

Quebec and New Brunswick are facing one of the worst gastroenteritis epidemics that has thrown more than 35 hospitals out of gear, with patients coming// in droves for relief. The infection triggers diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach cramps, which can continue for a few days but seldom endangers life. ....Nearly 29 health-care centers offering facilities in the greater Montreal area have reported th...

Two Brands of Pesto Recalled in Quebec, Ontario

The Quebec manufacturer is voluntarily recalling two types of pesto sold in Ontario and Quebec following the warning given by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to Canadian// consumers not to eat two kinds of pesto – not to eat the Arugula and Blue Cheese pesto and Pesto Rosso Sundried Tomatoes pesto - sold in Ontario and Quebec. ..Produced by a company called Pétales et Cie, the affected produ...

Childhood Obesity Among Quebec Communities Raises Concerns

Childhood obesity is increasing among the general population in Canada, but the statistics are even more alarming among First Nations, Inuit and Métis children. In// a study published recently researchers found that up to 65 per cent of preschoolers in northern Quebec communities were overweight or obese. ....Dr. Noreen Willows, a community nutritionist at the University of Alberta, and her coll...
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