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‘Doping without drugs’: How para-athletes use harmful ‘boosting’

The National Post cited UBC research in an article about the practice of athletes “boosting” that involves inducing autonomic dysreflexia. Clinical evidence reviewed by researchers at UBC in 2013 showed […]

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Swinging for hope

Castanet reported on a charity classic golf tournament organized by medical students at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The goal is to raise $10,000 dollars to help an organization that provides free […]

The crisis of truth shakes American life to its core

The Globe and Mail mentioned UBC in an op-ed about falsehoods in news leading up to the American midterm elections. The article reported UBC offers courses on media literacy.

Municipal elections in BC

Municipal elections in BC

A reminder from Professor Santa J. Ono to vote in the upcoming municipal elections in British Columbia.

The Senate voted Tuesday to pass Bill C-45—the government’s legislation to legalize cannabis—meaning that recreational cannabis will soon be legal across Canada. Credit: Shutterstock

Now that cannabis is legal, let’s use it to tackle the opioid crisis

The Conversation published an op-ed by UBC academics Stephanie Lake, a PhD candidate, and M-J Milloy, a UBC medicine professor, about cannabis legalization.

Most Metro Van residents support SkyTrain to UBC: Poll

Various media outlets reported on a poll that found 87 per cent of Vancouver residents want to see the SkyTrain extended to UBC. The research was conducted by Research Co. […]