News tagged with personal health

Power at work has payoffs, but not for health

Being at the top has its perks, but new University of Toronto research shows people in positions of authority at work are more likely to experience certain psychological and physical problems that can undermine the health ...

Oct 19, 2009
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The crime of mental illness

Canada needs to change its approach to mentally ill prisoners as correctional facilities worldwide contain a higher percentage of people with mental illness than the general population, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Me ...

May 31, 2010
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Don't stop anonymizing data

Canadian privacy experts have issued a new report today that strongly backs the practice of de-identification as a key element in the protection of personal information. The joint paper from Ontario's Information and Pri ...

Jun 16, 2011
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Improving care for low-birth-weight infants

Researchers at UC Irvine and the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) will monitor the day-to-day health of low-birth-weight babies and their parents as part of a comprehensive initiative designed to combat ...

Mar 05, 2010
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