Fake journals in the age of fake news: the dangers of predatory publishing

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Multi-province primary care research project puts patients first

Any time his stage-four COPD flares up, Sheldon Williams can end up spending several breathless hours in the emergency room, waiting to be assessed and given the medication he needs to clear the obstructive secretions from his compromised lungs.

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The Shelburne-area resident is eager to see if his participation in a health services study through the Shelburne Collaborative Family Practice will improve his access to timely care when he has a flare. Read more.

Cracking the code on opioid-prescribing patterns in Nova Scotia

What do a family doctor, a hospital-based pharmacist, a handful of Dalhousie health researchers, and a Nova Scotian who has experience with opioids for chronic pain, have in common? Read more.

Congratulations to BRIC NS member Juanna Ricketts

Juanna Ricketts, member of the BRIC NS Advisory Council and Patient Partner, received the Canada 150 Medal from the Senate of Canada. Read more.

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