We’re pleased to be part of a growing number of organizations and publications focusing on making Canadians healthier. One of these organizations is the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), established in September 2004 as a department of the Government of Canada reporting to the federal health minister
From the CMA
Once every decade or two, we shine a light on the most common and challenging medical condition we face as a society: mental illness. In Canada, that, time is upon us again following the creation last year of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, chaired by Senator Michael Kirby
We've Got Mail!
Vaccine caveats; Migraine explained; Autism and immunization; Correction
Name your poisons, pain-free cycling, the eco-friendly lawn, are cellphones risky?
Blueprints for Health
A fine dinner for fine weather
Chard-stuffed lamb, steamed fiddleheads and broiled bananas
From Recent Issues of CMAJ
Health news in the Canadian Medical Association Journal:
We Canadians are generally hale and hearty, thanks to our high standard of living and universal health care. But there's still plenty of room for improvement. Here are 10 statistical snapshots of where we stand
Out of the Shadows
The outlook for those with mental illness is brighter, but Canada still has a long way to go
Green Thumbs Up!
Don't let joint pain keep you from gardening
Add Years to Your Life
Living well is the best revenge — and the best way to live longer
Who Let the Dogs Out?
You did — and you're going with them to get fit
How to Go to Rehab
One man's experience in treatment for alcoholism
Feed Your Mind.