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News Conference with Minister of Health and Chief Public Health Officer

News conference/teleconference regarding the recent H1N1 Flu Virus (Human Swine Flu) outbreak

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Published on : 11 Jun 2009

News Release - Canada Ready as World Health Organization moves to Phase Six Pandemic Alert

The Government of Canada today reassured Canadians that it will continue to implement the Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan in close coordination with domestic and international partners in order to address H1N1 flu virus.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2009

Notice to the media

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, federal Minister of Health, along with Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Frank Plummer, Scientific Director General of the National Microbiology Laboratory, and Dr.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2009

Fertility meets faith

Technology and tradition team up to allow more couples access to fertility treatment at the MUHC

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Published on : 11 Jun 2009

Notice to the media

The Public Health Agency of Canada has posted today's updated national case numbers of H1N1 flu virus infections in Canada, as reported by the provincial and territorial health authorities.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2009

Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector - Annex B - Influenza Pandemic Planning Considerations in On Reserve First Nations Communities (Updated: June 2009)

The Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector (CPIP) is a guidance document developed to assist in the preparation for and response to an influenza pandemic in all jurisdictions in Canada. The purpose of Annex B is to provide guidance to pandemic planners, at all levels of government, regarding influenza pandemic considerations in on reserve First Nations communities.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2009

Canada announces funding for research to further protect Canadians from the H1N1 flu virus

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, is pleased to announce another measure to address the H1N1 flu virus. The Government of Canada will fund a national influenza research network focused on pandemic vaccine evaluation. The network will strengthen Canada's capacity to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a pandemic influenza vaccine and vaccination programs.

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Published on : 05 Jun 2009

Investigation finds that cigarette smoking does not affect everyone in same way

MUHC leads international review published in The New England Journal of Medicine

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Published on : 04 Jun 2009

Waiting times too long for bariatric surgery

A surgeon at the MUHC examines how long it takes to get bariatric surgery in Canada.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2009

Montreal Icons Join The Best Care for Life Campaign

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today that Mutsumi Takahashi and Jean Béliveau have agreed to serve as co-chairs of The Best Care for Life Public Campaign, which is needed to help finance its redevelopment on the Glen, Mountain and Lachine campuses.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2009

Prestigious Octas award recognizes success of Oacis Project

The Oacis project, which represents a collaboration between the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and TELUS Health Solutions, won the prize in the Business Solutions - Software category at the Gala des Octas this week.

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Published on : 29 May 2009

Cancer and Immunity: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in Single Proteins

The story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, about the positive and negative aspects of the same person, could also apply to proteins. Cellular inhibitor of apoptosis proteins (IAPs), are known to have negative effects by promoting the development of many cancers.

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Published on : 27 May 2009

Breast cancer survivors horse around at equestrian Jump for Hope fundraiser

On Saturday, May 30 at the Eastwood Equine grounds in St. Lazare

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Published on : 26 May 2009

News Release - Federal Government Provides Update H1N1 Flu Virus

Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, today confirmed 223 additional Canadian cases of the H1N1 flu virus, bringing the total number of laboratory confirmed cases in Canada to 719.

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Published on : 20 May 2009

MUHC Cancer Care Mission: How to get involved

Biking, boating and golfing in support of cancer care and research

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Published on : 20 May 2009