The Adventure of the Cure That Wasn’t

Published June 16, 2014 | No responses yet
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The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis (2014) Thomas Goetz 320 pages *Originally published in Speaking of Medicine (PLOS). Marzieh Ghiasi and Madhukar Pai from McGill University & McGill International TB Centre, Montreal, review “The Remedy” by Thomas Goetz No image is more iconic of the Victorian age than
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Survivors: Age and isolation

Published November 10, 2013 | No responses yet
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One of the great things about living in downtown Montreal is I always pass by at least a dozen galleries on the way home, and one of these is FOFA Gallery at Concordia University. Earlier this week, I decided to take a look at some of the new work being showcased as part of the
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Physician at the Frontier: Development of Public Healthcare in Saskatchewan, Canada from 1915 to 1965

Published September 28, 2013 | No responses yet
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On July 1st, 1962 two-thirds of physicians in the Saskatchewan locked their practices, commencing a strike against the Province’s newly enacted Medical Care Insurance Act. The debate about whether public healthcare would meet the needs of populations extends back into the beginning of the last century. These protests culminated after five decades of changing medical
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Marzieh Ghiasi