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  1. photo <b>Canada</b> : légalisation de l’aide médicale à mourirCanada : légalisation de l’aide médicale à mourirTreatment
    Un projet de loi vient d’être déposé au Canada autorisant « l’aide médicale à mourir ». Il concernera uniquement les adultes canadiens consentants et responsables, souffrant d’une maladie graveRead more
  2. photo Prescription heroin approved in <b>Canada</b>Prescription heroin approved in CanadaNews
    Just in time for the addition of the kratom plant to the federal government's list of prohibited Schedule I substances with no accepted medical use, the government of Canada is quickly usheringRead more
  3. photo <b>Canada</b> Cracks Down on Pesticides, Hardcore!Canada Cracks Down on Pesticides, Hardcore!Article
    weed killer 2,4-D even though it has been deemed safe by Health Canada – a move that sparked a NAFTA challenge of Quebec’s ban. Dow AgroSciences LLC, which manufactures 2,4-D, has decided to sueRead more
  4. photo <b>Canada</b> Establishes Solar Powered CommunityCanada Establishes Solar Powered CommunityArticle
    It might look like something out of a 1960’s future world, but Drake Landing Solar Community, just outside of Calgary, Alberta, Canada is North America’s first solar-powered community, 52 housesRead more
  5. photo <b>Canada</b> to change standards for natural health productsCanada to change standards for natural health productsNews
    The Canadian government is cracking down on claims made on natural health products. Newly proposed rules could give Health Canada the authority to recall natural health products and cosmeticsRead more
  6. photo <b>Canada</b> Declares BPA Toxic, Dangerous to Human HealthCanada Declares BPA Toxic, Dangerous to Human HealthArticle
    nasty reputation, Canada has become the first country to declare BPA as a toxic substance, posing a risk to human health and the health of the environment. Al Gore is smiling. “The Government of CanadaRead more
  7. photo <b>Canada</b> decides not to allow release of GM alfalfa this springCanada decides not to allow release of GM alfalfa this springNews
    , citing contamination problems. The National Farmers Union of Canada has brought forth valid concerns about the approval process for genetically modified crops.A huge turn of events: Commercial providerRead more
  8. photo 37 Million Bee Deaths in <b>Canada</b> Linked to GMOs37 Million Bee Deaths in Canada Linked to GMOsArticle
    was one of the major contributors to the EU ban. However, the neonicotinoids are still approved and legal in Canada and the U.S. “Once the [GMO] corn started to get planted our bees died by the millionsRead more
  9. photo <b>Canada</b> sets its sights on making the sale of marijuana legal nationwideCanada sets its sights on making the sale of marijuana legal nationwideNews
    by the BBC, if the law is enacted it would make Canada one of the largest Western countries to permit widespread usage of the drug. Health Minister Jane Philpott said in recent days that the objective of anyRead more
  10. photo Environmental groups challenge <b>Canada's</b> approval of genetically modified salmonEnvironmental groups challenge Canada's approval of genetically modified salmonNews
    The company responsible for developing genetically modified (GM) salmon that grows at twice the normal pace is the subject of a new lawsuit in Canada. CBC.ca reports that the Halifax-based EcologyRead more

Cronkhite–Canada syndrome


Cronkhite–Canada syndrome is a rare syndrome characterised by multiple polyps of the digestive tract. It is sporadic (i.e. it does not seem to be a hereditary disease), and it is currently considered acquired and idiopathic (i.e. cause remains unknown).About two-thirds of patients are of Japanese descent and the male to female ratio is 2:1.It was characterized in 1955.Polyps are most frequent...More

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Canada (i/ˈkænədə/) is a country in North America consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Covering 9.98 million square kilometres in total, Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area. Its common...More