New & Now: July 29, 2011
Must-read health news and views from around the web
Source: Web exclusive, July 2011
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According to a new study from the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, one in three people electing to have a nose-job are also suffering from body dysmorphic disorder. | Huffington Post
A study from the British Medical Journal Health has identified a common set of risk factors which could make people more susceptible to dying from sudden cardiac arrest. | TIME
Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq is proposing a ban on using the toxic chemical cadmium in children’s jewelry. There is currently no set limit for use of the chemical. | Vancouver Sun
Scientists say they have linked a parasite that breeds in cats’ stomachs with the development of brain tumours in people. | Daily Mail
Two smoking cessation drugs, Champix and Zyban, have been approved as medications covered by the Ontario Drug Benefit Plan. The coverage takes effect Aug. 4. | Toronto Star
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