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Joe Schwarcz

Dr. Joe presents "Eating– Is there a solution to the confusion?"

Sat, 2013-09-28 15:30 - 16:15
Ottawa, Ontario : Ottawa, Ontario

89th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Beyond Preventive Medicine -Remodeling the Canadian “Sick Care” System into a “Health Care & Promotion” System
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Dr. Joe presents "The Conundrum of Endocrine Disruptors"

Sat, 2013-09-21 09:15 - 09:45

Programme de la FMC du Québec: Mise à jour en obstétrique et en gynécologie

En association avec l’université McGill, département d’obstétrique et gynécologie

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"Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts and Myths"

Sat, 2013-08-10 13:00 - 14:00

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will peak your interest with the "Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts & Myths" where he will trace the path between fear-mongerers and chemical enthusiasts in agriculture.

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Forbes: Dr. Schwarcz comments on whether natural products can protect us from mosquitos with West Nile Virus

Fri, 2013-07-19 17:50

Almost 40,000 people in the United States developed West Nile virus last year and 1,549 died because of it. Compare that to 1999, the first year the disease was seen in North America, when only 62 people were reported infected.

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“Science and Nonsense” Conference

Mon, 2013-07-29 (All day)

Repêchage will host a one-day conference titled “Science and Nonsense: Hear from the Experts and Get the Facts about the Beauty Industry.” The presentation will feature keynote speakers, presentations, demos, President’s Award luncheon, new product introductions and a gift bag.

Dr. Joe will explain the truth behind cosmetic ingredients and chemicals and debunk common consumer concerns.

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Trottier Symposium: Is That a Fact?

Tue, 2013-10-29 17:30 - 19:30
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke St. West, corner Mansfield , H3A 3R8
Price: General Admission

Information is the key to life. We want to know what to eat, how to protect our environment, what risks to avoid and what to do if illness strikes. But when it comes to acquiring information, it is the best of times and the worst of times. It is the age of wisdom, it is the age of foolishness. Newspapers, television, radio and of course the Internet bombard us with information at an unprecedented rate, but when it comes to scientific issues the quality of the information is variable.

Contact Information

Contact: Emily Shore
Organization: Office for Science & Society
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-2852
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Graduate research symposium draws high-profile keynote speakers

Thu, 2013-06-20 13:35

Edmonton—Graduate students in the Faculty of Engineering will have the opportunity to get the inside track on communicating with non-technical audiences and tech commercialization during the Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium.

Keynote speakers Joe Schwarcz and Peter Hackett will share their experiences and expertise with symposium attendees and volunteers.

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Eastern Townships Canadian Club

Thu, 2013-05-09 12:00
Hôtel Le Président : 3535 King West, Sherbrooke, J1L 1P8
Price: FREE

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will present "Alternative Medicine - Hope or Hype?"  

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FitzGerald Seminar Series

Wed, 2013-05-08 05:00
Faculty Club, University of Toronto : 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON , M5S 1C7
Price: FREE

Pseudoscience in Medicine

Presenter: Dr. Joe Schwarcz 

Alternative medicine, integrated medicine, complementary medicine. These terms are widely featured in the media, usually without appropriate critical analysis. There is a great deal of confusion among the public, as well as among physicians, about what the various “alternative” treatments actually encompass and about their safety and efficacy.

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