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Increased risk of respiratory illness associated with kerosene fuel use among women and children in urban Bangalore, India

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:04

Jill Baumgartner, along with a team of researchers, conducted a study in Bangalore, India, found that the use of kerosene was associated with higher rates of bronchitis, phlegm and chest illnesses compared to cleaner cooking fuels. Occup Environ MedPublished October 23, 2014

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Dr. Nancy Mayo - People Behind the Science

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:59

Dr. Nancy Mayo’s “People Behind the Science” podcast,  Episode #285, Serving Those with Disability Through Health Services and Outcomes Research (July 17 2015) has been published! Hear it on iTunes or on the People Behind the Science website.

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Downs: The History of a Disability

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:56

IHSP historian David Wright was interviewed by New Books in Medicine regarding his 2011 publication, "Downs: The History of a Disability," winner of the British Society for the History of Science's 2013 Dingle Prize. Published online Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

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Cyberbulling Victimization and Mental Health in Adolescents and the Moderating Role of Family Dinners

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:53

IHSP faculty member Frank Elgar was part of a team of researchers that conducted a study on the impact of family interaction on the mental health of victims of cyberbulling. They concluded that dining as a family reduced the detrimental impacts of being cyberbullied on adolescents. Published online Monday, September 1, 2014.

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Scottish referendum piques Quebecer's interest

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:50

IHSP Director Daniel Weinstock discusses the upcoming Scottish referendum from a Quebecois perspective. Appeared on CTV Thursday, September 11, 2014.

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How Canadians and Americans view each other's health system

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:47

IHSP and McGill Political Scientist Antonia Maioni surveys public opinion on both sides of the border. Published in the Globe and Mail, Friday September 5, 2014.

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Fri, 2015-07-31 11:41

The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy is pleased to be launching HappenStance, a new series of policy briefs summarizing key academic research findings and highlighting implications for policy. Read the first issue here.

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The Next Page: Diego Baus: Premier in Project Management

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:38

Diego Baus may not know it, but at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, he’s considered a trailblazer. That’s because he was the first student to complete the School’s newest online course, Project Management: Practice and Certification.

Hospital / Hôpital IHSP 2015 Conference

Thu, 2015-10-01 (All day) - Fri, 2015-10-02 (All day)
McCord Museum / Musée McCord : 690 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montreal, QC , H3A 1E9
Price: $40/day regular | $20/day students

Hospital / Hôpital is an interdisciplinary two-day conference to coincide with the opening of two new “super-hospitals” in Montreal.  Join us to explore the ‘hospital’ from multiple perspectives – including historical, architectural, socio-cultura

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Archival Yearbooks Reveal Early Show-biz Aspirations of Martin Short, William Shatner

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:04

According to the 1951 McGill University yearbook, future Star Trek captain William Shatner was already showing leadership as president of McGill's Radio Workshop, and his yearbook records also show him to be a member of both the Players’ Club and the Red & White Revue musical theatre clubs.

Read full article: ET Canada, July 21, 2015

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