CML HealthCare Income Fund Declares March Distribution



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    DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/

    Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CLC.UN

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 18 /CNW/ - CML HealthCare Income Fund (TSX:
CLC.UN) (the "Fund") today announced its March distribution of $0.08625 per
unit to unitholders of record as at the close of business on March 31, 2008,
payable on April 18, 2008.

    About CML HealthCare Income Fund

    CML HealthCare Income Fund is an unincorporated open-ended trust that
owns CML HealthCare Inc., one of Canada's largest healthcare services
businesses. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, CML HealthCare Inc. is a leading
provider of laboratory testing services in Ontario and the largest private
provider of medical imaging services in Canada. The Fund also owns American
Radiology Services, Inc., a leading provider of fully-integrated diagnostic
medical imaging services based in Baltimore, Maryland. CML HealthCare Income
Fund is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
"CLC.UN" and has approximately 86.6 million units outstanding. To reach CML
HealthCare Income Fund via the worldwide web log on to www.cmlhealthcare.com.

    Caution concerning forward-looking statements
    ---------------------------------------------
    Statements made in this news release, other than those concerning
historical financial information, may be forward-looking and therefore subject
to various risks and uncertainties. Some forward-looking statements may be
identified by words like "may", "will", "anticipate", "estimate", "expect",
"intend", or "continue" or the negative thereof or similar variations. Readers
are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements, as actual
results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such
statements. Factors that could cause results to vary include, but are not
limited to: dependence on government-based revenues; pending and proposed
legislative or regulatory developments including the impact of changes in
laws, regulations and the enforcement thereof; intensifying competition from
established competitors and new entrants in the businesses in which we
operate; technological change; interest rate fluctuations and general economic
conditions; insurance coverage of sufficient scope to satisfy any liability
claims; fluctuations in operating results; dependence on our operating
subsidiary to pay its interest obligations; fluctuations in cash distributions
and capital investment; management of credit, market, liquidity and funding
and operational risks; judicial judgments and legal proceedings; our ability
to complete strategic acquisitions and to integrate our acquisitions
successfully; changes in accounting policies and methods we use to report our
financial condition, including uncertainties associated with critical
accounting assumptions and estimates; operational and infrastructure risks
including possible equipment failure and performance of information technology
systems; fluctuations in total patient referrals; loss of services of key
senior management personnel; other factors that may affect future growth and
results including, timely development and introduction of new products and
services; changes in our estimates relating to reserves and allowances; future
sales of units; changes in tax laws; technological changes and obsolescence,
natural disasters, the possible impact on our businesses from public health
emergencies, international conflicts and other developments including those
relating to terrorism; and our success in anticipating and managing the
foregoing risks.
    We caution that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive and that
when reviewing our forward-looking statements, investors and others should
refer to the "Risk Factors" section of the Fund's Annual Information Form, the
"Business Risks" and other sections of our Management's Discussion and
Analysis of Operating Results and Financial Position and our other periodic
filings with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. All forward-looking
statements presented herein should be considered in conjunction with such
filings. The Fund does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements;
such statements speak only as of the date made.

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For further information:

For further information: Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, The Equicom
Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 228, (416) 815-0080 fax, Email :
bwigle@equicomgroup.com; Tom Weber, Chief Financial Officer, CML HealthCare
Income Fund, (905) 565-0043, (905) 565-2844 fax, Internet:
www.cmlhealthcare.com

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CML HEALTHCARE INC. (FORMERLY CML HEALTHCARE INCOME FUND)

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