A summer of health, medicine, and veterinary science blogging

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by Kasra Hassani Health, Medicine, and Veterinary Sciences subject editor Health, Medicine, and Veterinary Science bloggers at Science Borealis have had a busy summer generating informative and entertaining stories for their readers. Here are some summer highlights from our favorite blogs. Regulating homeopathic products Science-Based Pharmacy blog has been keenly following the ongoing debate about […]

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Animal Testing and Human Health: A Tricky Balance

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by Kasra Hassani Health, Medicine & Veterinary Sciences subject editor Animal experimentation is and will probably always remain a controversial issue. On one side stand those who believe that understanding human physiology and disease is not possible without experimenting on animals. On the other side stand those who condemn absolutely any use of animals for […]

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Let’s make school vaccination rates public

by Hannah Hoag & Kasra Hassani Health, Medicine, and Veterinary Science subject editors After questioning more than 1,500 Canadians on their attitudes and actions toward childhood vaccination, the Angus Reid Institute published a report in February concluding that Canadians strongly support vaccination. The majority even said vaccines should be mandatory for children to attend daycare […]

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