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Improving Breast Health Care in Saskatchewan
June 27, 2016
According to the Canadian Cancer Society advisory committee on cancer statistics*, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Canadian...
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Infectious Disease: Hepatitis C
June 27, 2016
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a global health concern. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 130 to 150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection. A significant...
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Mapping Access to Primary Health Care
June 27, 2016
Did you know that the city or neighbourhood you live in can impact your access to primary health care such as family physicians, nurse practitioners and physiotherapists? In Canada, there is a...
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Transforming Métis Health Services Together
June 27, 2016
In 2014, an audit of emergency departments’ (EDs) patient charts determined that while First Nations patients with Indian Status could be identified through their status numbers, it was...
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Unpacking the Puzzle of Childhood Asthma
June 27, 2016
According to the Lung Association, almost three million Canadians and more than 300 million people worldwide have asthma. Of those, roughly 100,000 Saskatchewan people are living with asthma...
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Food Environments: Five Years Later
June 27, 2016
It’s been five years since Dr. Rachel Engler-Stringer, associate professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan, was funded for a SHRF...
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Superbugs: Stopping the Infection Before It Happens
June 27, 2016
More than 18,000 hospitalized patients in Canada acquire multi-drug-resistant strains of bacteria each year. By 2050, it is predicted that these ‘superbugs’ will kill more people than cancer...
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