Highlights of the June 16th issue of CMAJ, presented by Dr. Diane Kelsall, deputy editor. In this issue: Canadian policies on radon, developmental coordination disorder in school-age children, social egg freezing, nitrofurantoin for UTIs in older women, psychotic disorders among immigrant populations, and more.
Dr. Moneeza Walji, editorial fellow, interviews Dr. Angel Petropanagos, postdoctoral fellow at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Some women who anticipate fertility decline due to the natural aging process may now choose to freeze their eggs to preserve their future fertility. Dr. Petropanagos discusses the benefits, risks, ethical concerns and societal implications of this practice to provide family physicians with the tools to offer balanced information to clients who seek it. Dr. Petropanagos has co-authored an analysis article with Alana Cattapan MA, Françoise Baylis PhD, Arthur Leader MD, published in CMAJ.
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