Robert A Strang

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BACKGROUND Knowledge & attitudes of healthcare providers (HCP) have significant impact on frequency with which vaccines are offered & accepted but many HCP are ill equipped to make informed recommendations about vaccine merits & risks. We performed an assessment of the educational needs of trainees regarding immunization and used the information thus(More)
Disclaimer: The ideas expressed in this article are the authors' opinions as public health physicians and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of their employers. ➣ The use of illegal drugs remains a serious ThreaT to community health. 1 However, despite the substantial social costs attributable to illegal drugs, a well-described discordance between(More)
Hypertension is the leading risk for premature death in the world. High dietary sodium is an important contributor to increased blood pressure and is strongly associated with other important diseases (e.g., gastric cancer, calcium containing kidney stones, osteoporosis, asthma and obesity). The average dietary sodium intake in Canada is approximately 3400(More)
Abundant adipose tissue in the epicardial groove, surrounding the kidneys and within the mesentery indicated the good body condition of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Several abrasions were identified in the skin of the head which were attributed to trauma associated with the neurological signs exhibited by the deer while it was alive.(More)
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