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The Epidemic Facing Ash Trees

2 Sep 2022

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a species of jewel beetle native to eastern Asia. In 2002, the beetle was detected for the first time in North America. First in Michigan, then Ontario, although tree...

Here Be Homeopathic Chameleons

27 Nov 2021

In the fight against pseudoscience, the idea that simply providing more information works every time has been questioned these last decades. The thinking used to be simplistic: when non-experts...

Quebec Pharmacies Show Signs of Progress on Homeopathy

17 May 2019

If you walk into a Quebec pharmacy and reach the “cold and flu” section, you may see a sign you’ve never seen before. The green-blue notice will tell you, “dear customer”, that there is “generally”...

Motivating Parents to Vaccinate: A Quebec Initiative

2 May 2019

The World Health Organization listed “vaccine hesitancy” as one of 10 threats to global health in 2019. The disappearance of vaccine-preventable childhood infections from our everyday lives,...

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