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George Szasz, CM, MD

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Letters / October 2018

Happy 60th birthday to the writers, editors, designers, and all others who create the BC Medical Journal! This journal forms a common bond for the doctors of our province. In addition to presenting valued medical... Read More

Letters / March 2017

A recent survey of BCMJ readers indicated that “only about 9% of readers use as their primary reading medium.” The research results presented do not specify what percentage of doctors read the ... Read More

Book cover of The Reservoir
News / June 2016

By Douglas Hassan, MD. New York, NY: Page Publishing, 2015. ISBN 978-1-68139-655-2. Paperback. Dr Hassan was in several of my classes while working toward his medical degree at UBC in 1987, and then went on to... Read More

3-D medical printing
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The development and commercialization arm of the Cleveland Clinic held its 16th annual Medical Innovations Summit in October 2018. The clinic’s scientists and physicians sifted through 100 nominations to select 10 up-... Read More

Trip to Mars
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In 1828 it took 8 months for the young doctor William Fraser Tolmie (1812–1886) to sail from Scotland to the Pacific Northwest to assume his combined medical and fur-trading position with the Hudson’s Bay Company. Now... Read More

Marathon memories
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Recently Cam Levins from Black Creek, BC, crossed the finish line of the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 2 hours, 9 minutes, and 25 seconds. He broke the previous record held by Canadian Jerome Drayton, set 43 years ago... Read More

100 years of remembrance
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This year the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. It all started on 28 June 1914 with a sniper bullet that killed the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of... Read More