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What won't protect you from COVID-19

16 Apr 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette....

The Anti-Vaccine Propaganda of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

16 Apr 2021

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., does not want you to think of him as an anti-vaxxer. I have yet to meet an anti-vaxxer—someone who spreads misinformation about all vaccines being harmful—who is comfortable...

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...

The World’s Second Best Molecule of the Year

12 Feb 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has made visible so many unsung heroes. Essential workers, parents who must work from home and care for their children, healthcare personnel. But there is one hero whose...

Back Away From “America’s Frontline Doctors”

4 Feb 2021

Not a day goes by without a video being forwarded to me accompanied by the question, “Is this true?” Invariably the answer is “um..no..there is no evidence,” and that usually ends the discussion....

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