February 2022

Month

Terminal cancer patient denied magic mushrooms after Health Canada rule change. CBC, February 28, 2022. SKHS PhD candidate, Ron Shore, talks to CBC about psylocibin treatment for terminal cancer patient and how Canada needs to rethink the way it classifies the use of psychedelics.
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Chris McGlory, PhD
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently announced results for their Fall 2021 Project Grant competition. Dr. McGlory’s four-year program will focus on trying to understand why people lose muscle during periods of inactivity, such as those experienced by hospital patients when immobile after surgery. Losing muscle in hospital following surgery can trigger diabetes and...
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Student-led organization contributes to local youth shelter Health Studies student Celina Lovisotto (pictured top right) is the co-founder of the nonprofit organization Bags of Promise. “Reflecting on the challenges young homelessness individuals encounter on a daily basis, we identified a need for the community to come together and help anyway we can,” Lovisotto says. “Homelessness...
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In the Washington Post, “Washington football is using the military as a deodorant, and the whole thing stinks” Featuring: Dr. Samantha King
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