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JC_ChirgwinJuan Carlos Chirgwin is a family doctor working at CLSC Park Extension health facility in Montreal, Canada

 

Now that “Canada is back” and “sunny ways” are on the horizon, as Prime Minister Trudeau has said, we in the medical community should also look to the light. True, we made progressive strides in the last half century, producing today’s medical body, which is more ethnically and gender diverse. Medicine has opened up new fields and models of thinking, notably in global health and social determinants of health. Physicians have been spokespersons for worthy causes for decades, but is our medical community paying sufficient attention to the nuclear risk?

An article by Dr. Helfand and Dr. Sidel, “Docs and Nukes---Still a Live Issue” appeared ...continue reading