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Giving “Worried Sick” a Whole New Meaning

9 Apr 2021

Catherine Wang is a biomedical science student at McGill University, specializing in anatomy and cell biology....

I Felt Sick After Getting a Vaccine. Why?

9 Apr 2021

Many years ago, I received the flu shot for the very first time and, later that day, I began to feel sick. Fatigue, body temperature on the rise and a general unease made me think I actually had...

Let’s Hear It for the Voices of Reason

8 Apr 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a golden opportunity for schemers, contrarians and conspiracy theorists to use public distress and thirst for knowledge to widen their reach. It is easy to get lost...

Humans Sometimes Get in the Way of Science

2 Apr 2021

I never expected to read the word “glooped” in a BBC article. An investigation by the BBC programme Panorama recently revealed troubling behaviour on the part of some technicians at one of the...

A Dozen Misguided Influencers Spread Most of the Anti-Vaccination Content on Social Media

31 Mar 2021

You may have heard the myth that the COVID-19 vaccines make women infertile and that they have killed more people than the disease itself. This blatant and harmful misinformation does not appear...

The Right Chemistry: The Polio Vaccine

22 Mar 2021

Video of Dr Joe Schwarcz on the polio vaccine Dr. Joe Schwarcz takes a look at the polio vaccine. 

March 18, 2021; "A Dose of Science"

22 Mar 2021

Video of March 18, 2021; A Dose of Science

The Truth about Vitamin D and COVID-19

16 Mar 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

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