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Irish health blog educates on link between breast density and cancer

The Irish Times mentioned Paula Gordon, a professor at UBC’s department of radiology, who will speak at a seminar on the link between breast density and cancer.

Steroids can lower risk of lung cancer in COPD patients up to 30 per cent

Business Standard quoted two UBC academics about their research. Larry Lynd, associate dean and professor at the faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, and Don Sin, a professor at the department of […]

Alberta’s UCP government tables corporate tax cut bill

Kevin Milligan, a professor of economics at UBC, commented to the Globe and Mail about corporate tax cuts in Alberta. A similar article appeared in the Edmonton Sun.

Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada?

Global News quoted Sarah Munro, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC, in an article about C-sections.

B.C. tells postsecondary schools to ban large cash payments as province continues money-laundering crackdown

The Globe and Mail mentioned UBC in an article about cash payments.

UBC Okanagan mental health clinic to remain open

Kelowna Capital News reported that a walk-in wellness clinic will remain open at UBC’s Okanagan campus. “This is a space where community members can drop in for free mental health […]

Being transgender is not a mental health problem, WHO says

CBC interviewed Elizabeth Saewyc, a professor of nursing and the executive director of the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre at UBC, about the new classification of transgender by the […]

WHO classifies burnout as ‘occupational phenomenon’ related solely to work

Global News mentioned Shimi Kang, a professor of psychiatry at UBC, in an article about burnout. ““The more that we can live a human life…We actually see better bottom lines […]

Expert panel to address challenges PhD graduates face entering the labour market

Susan Porter, dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies at UBC and president of the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies, was mentioned in University Affairs about a panel formed to address […]