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23 Oct 2017

K M MacMillan Scholar

Announcing Dr. Martha Mackay as the new Katherine M. MacMillan Nursing Research Scholar at UBC

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Sandra Lauck
03 Oct 2017

Sandra Lauck Accepts New Professorship

The UBC School of Nursing, in partnership with St Paul’s Hospital, is proud to announce that Dr. Sandra Lauck has been selected to hold the St. Paul’s Hospital and Heart & Stroke Foundation Professorship in Cardiovascular Nursing at UBC.

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Colleen Varcoe
02 Oct 2017

Why some populations are wary of health professionals

Dr Colleen Varcoe explains why some populations are distrustful of health professionals and often wait until a problem becomes unbearable. Her research team suggests that changing practice, de-stigmatizing patients, could ease the burden on emergency rooms, increase preventative health care, and save money.

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Crying Baby in Hood
19 Sep 2017

How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

Dr Wendy Hall posts an op-ed on sleep quantity and quality necessary for optimizing childrens' health, based on research from the expansive sleep study that reviewed over 800 academic papers on the subject of sleep.

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19 Sep 2017

Dr Saewyc Comments on E-Cigs

If most e-cigarettes in Canada include nicotine then it is likely that young people who vape will end up addicted to nicotine. That is the opinion that Elizabeth Saewyc offered in an e-mail interview on vaping among youth. She went on to encourage the government to enforce existing rules around e-cigarettes.

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Dr John Oliffe
19 Sep 2017

Prostate Cancer, Capacity to Work & Taboos

Dr John Oliffe attended the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference in Melbourne in August 2017 to discuss how prostate cancer affects men's capacity for returning to work after surgery. A graduated return is recommended.

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12 Sep 2017

Apocalypse Made Easy!

The Movember Foundation Announces APOCALYPSE MADE EASY! as a Final Project in the Social Innovators Challenge

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