Healthcare

The opioid epidemic deserves more than lip service

In Canada, your chances of dying in an opioid related overdose are more than the combined probability of a fatal car accident and a homicide.Continue...

A free pill is the first step of many towards making abortion accessible

As of this past August, the abortion pill Mifegymiso is now a free prescription medication in Ontario.Continue...

Shared Perspectives publication summarizes progress in Canadian students’ mental health

On August 1, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations released Shared Perspectives, a report that discusses recent advancements in student mental health services across the country.Continue...

$23.9 million awarded to Canadian Frailty Network

On Friday afternoon in the BioSciences Complex, Faculty of Health Sciences Dean Richard Reznick made a substantial announcement: the Queen’s-based Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) was given $23.9 million in renewal funding for the next five years.Continue...

Queen’s student receives recognition award from the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

What does it mean to be recognized in the healthcare community? To Adam Mosa, Med ‘18, it means acknowledgment for his hard work up to this point, and encouragement to keep going.Continue...

Eye spy early diagnosis

A new Queen’s-developed eye test aims to make predicting neurological disorders as easy as watching television. The test involves tracking a participant’s eye movements while they watch a series of video clips.Continue...