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McGill installs inaugural Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology

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McGill alumnus tagged to boost capacity and discovery in growing field

Dr. Robert Platt, Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine was officially announced as the inaugural Albert Boehringer (1st) Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology during an event held May 26 at McGill.

Published: 27May2016

Impact of minimum wage on child health varies

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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

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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

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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

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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

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