Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:38:55 GMT

Devex

Poor-quality medicine: A global pandemic
Devex
Each year, the proliferation of substandard and falsified medicines puts the lives of millions of people — particularly those living in developing countries — at risk. According to the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and ...

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:30:35 GMT

CBC.ca

Indigenous medical student praises creation of 'much needed' national mentorship program
CBC.ca
... government's decision to create a national mentorship and networking program for Indigenous people entering the health care field is "a much-needed step", according to Jason Beardy, a first year student at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine ...

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:15:25 GMT

Courier-Times (subscription)

Health care provider receives Functional Medicine Certification
Courier-Times (subscription)
The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in functional medicine, recently announced Susan Julian, NP, as a member of the May 2017 graduating class of IFM Certified Practitioners. Julian operates Julian Healthcare in Hagerstown, ...

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:35:36 GMT

Personalised medicine, batch size of ONE, the new challenge to fill-finish?
European Pharmaceutical Review
Personalised medicine describes a wide area of individualised applications, with one point in common. The need to handle a small number of containers, often suitable only for one patient. From a fill-finish perspective, we can name some candidates for ...

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:45:42 GMT

STAT

In an overlooked corner of pharma, drastic price hikes hit medicines for radiology scans
STAT
The cost of two widely used radiology medicines that his pharmacy sells to hospitals for performing lung and kidney scans jumped between 500 percent and nearly 1,800 percent. Earlier this year, he received yet another jolt — prices not only rose again ...

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:11:39 GMT

Medicine Hat News

MHC running small surplus on $58M budget for 2017/18
Medicine Hat News
Medicine Hat College's board of governors has approved a budget of just over more than $58 million for the 2017/18 school year. The budget has a modest surplus of $9,600, and makes provisions for the hiring of 4.5 full-time equivalent staff. It also ...

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:11:39 GMT

Dick wins tourney
Medicine Hat News
While zone pickleball championships for the 55-and-over age groups were decided in Medicine Hat, a few Hatters went to Calgary for a different tournament this past weekend. Nancy Dick teamed with High River's Louise Campbell to finish second in 4.0 ...

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:11:39 GMT

Medicine Hat News

City safe despite methane leaks: officials
Medicine Hat News
Four long-abandoned gas wells in central Medicine Hat are leaking methane at a concerning rate, according to a draft report by the Alberta Energy Regulator, portions of which the News has acquired. Excerpts detail methane readings higher than an “acute ...

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:11:39 GMT

Rock Ramblings: Canadian favourites from the world of rock and roll
Medicine Hat News
Released in 1972 it was one of the first time Canadians heard a big-time rock band name-check Canadian cities — including Medicine Hat — in a song. Terry Bush: “Maybe Tomorrow” — You may not recognize the name of the artist but you're sure to know ...

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:11:39 GMT

Mavs quieted by 57's pitching
Medicine Hat News
Leave it to the best pitching staff in the Western Major Baseball League to give the Medicine Hat Mavericks a quick game or two. The Swift Current 57's, sporting a team earned run average roughly half that of Medicine Hat's, shut down the prolific Mavs ...