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Sandie Braid, CEBS

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News / April 2006

A new integrated, evidence-based approach to the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) is expected to keep approximately 2400 women annually in BC safer and closer to home. Dr Peter von Dadelszen, Sherry Hamilton... Read More

News / March 2006

It’s tax time again T4A tips You should have received a 2005 T4A by the end of February if payments were made to you personally or on your behalf during the 2005 calendar year under any of the following programs... Read More

News / January/February 2006

Doctors in the news Taunton named chief medical officer for 2010 University of BC sports medicine doctor, Dr Jack Taunton has been selected as the chief medical officer for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Dr Taunton,... Read More

News / December 2005

Selling Sickness. By Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2005. ISBN 1553651316. Hardcover, 272 pages. $32.95. This book is a must-read if you or your patients are concerned about the way... Read More

News / October 2005

In August Dr James C. Hogg, a researcher at Providence Health Care’s iCAPTURE Centre, was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Dr Hogg is one of the best-known pulmonary pathologists in the world. He has made... Read More

News / September 2005

Your membership benefits just keep getting better Broader array of insurance choices Members of the BCMA and the CMA in BC and their families now have broader insurance choices than ever before. An insurance... Read More

News / July/August 2005

Book review Computerization and Going Paperless in Canadian Primary Care. By Nicola T. Shaw. Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing, 2004. ISBN 1-85775-623-1. Paperback, 288 pages. $53.50. Dr Nicola Shaw is a research... Read More

News / May 2005

Wave 2 of the BCMJ readership study was completed in January (Wave 1 was completed in 2001). Results are consistent with 2001, with the Journal receiving very strong physician support: • Almost... Read More

News / April 2005

Asante Centre receives grant to combat FASD In February Ken Stewart, MLA for Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows, presented a $450 000 grant to Dr Kwadwo Asante, medical director for the Asante Centre for Fetal Alcohol... Read More

News / March 2005

  New web resources for docs and patients Dermatology SkinCareGuide, an international medical publisher and marketing company, recently launched, a new source of online... Read More