Cannabis and Vaping: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
The lure of hefty profits is behind the aggressive advertising of legal cannabis and e-cigarettes, leading to public health risks and possible public health gains. So how are we handling the new normal? Here to answer your burning questions is Robert Schwartz, a professor at U of T’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Senior Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Alumni Reunion: U of T Health Sciences Fair
Do you have any kids or high-school students in your life who are curious about a future career in health sciences? Meet with U of T students in medicine, kinesiology and physical health, nursing, pharmacy and public health to get a glimpse of their life at U of T through interactive exhibits.
Featuring IHPME students, Patrick Ware and Maaike Devries.
November 16, 2018
by Francoise Mbenoun-Makanda, Communications Officer, DLSPH “I think I flatter myself in saying that I can spot good organizations,” Leslie Boehm said reverently. “I’ve worked in great and big hospitals all of my career and been associated with others and… Read more
November 8, 2018
Many of us are familiar with the purpose of a black box on an airplane flight; they record audio from the cockpit and capture relevant data so that when something goes wrong, investigators are able to determine what happened, identify… Read more
October 15, 2018
Today, Federal Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor announced a $4 million investment in the first-ever Pan-Canadian Lyme Disease Research Network (CLyDRN) that will bring together researchers from over 40 universities across the country, as well as patients, public health… Read more
May 18, 2018
Once thought of as a disease that only affected older adults, diabetes is now being diagnosed increasingly in young people under the age of 30, and the implications of this have yet to be fully studied. “It is a global… Read more