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Impact of minimum wage on child health varies

McGill Newsroom

Study of low-, middle-income countries shows increase in minimum wage not always linked to better health

Raising the minimum wage in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) does not necessarily lead to better health for young children, according to a new study by McGill University researchers.

Published: 30May2016

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh supports neuroscience research

McGill Newsroom

Gift expands scholarship program at McGill with $3.5 million gift

$3.5 million gift from McGill alumnus and long-time university supporter, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh, will make a major contribution to the field of brain research at the University and provide expanded support to the Victor Dahdaleh-Clinton Foundation Scholarship program.  

Published: 26May2016

Time for a public discussion of health care in Quebec

Op-ed by Howard Bergman, chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Daniel Weinstock, director of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy. Montreal Gazette

Published: 26May2016

New Chair in Sustainable life of dairy cattle

26May201610:00
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Dairy industries world-wide face the challenge of maximizing production while, at the same time, producing the highest quality products in a sustainable manner that reflects consumers’ expectations.

Why is there no Labor Party in the United States?

McGill Newsroom

McGill Sociologist uses historical data to provide a new take on an old question

Published: 26May2016

Antidepressants: rise in off-label prescriptions

McGill Newsroom

Antidepressant use in North America has increased over the last 2 decades. A suspected reason for this trend is that primary care physicians are increasingly prescribing antidepressants for nondepressive indications, including unapproved (off-label) indications that have not been evaluated by regulatory agencies.

Published: 24May2016

Your friends have more friends than you do

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

Research uncovers the inherently hierarchical nature of social media

Published: 18May2016

Full Comment by Andrew Potter

Our democratic reform minister doesn’t understand our democracy: Op-ed by Andrew Potter, incoming Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. National Post

 

Published: 16May2016

Adult colouring books beat homeopathy any day

The Right Chemistry: column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society. Montreal Gazette

Published: 16May2016

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