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Volume 47, Issue 26 (March 8, 2021)

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UTM opens Covid-19 mass vaccination clinic on campus

On March 1, the University of Toronto Mississauga, in conjunction with Trillium Health Partners (THP), opened a mass vaccination site on campus. The effort...

The University of Toronto is collaborating with Danish health company Novo Nordisk to support...

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a celebration of the political, economic, social, and...

Meet the Gulabi Gang, India’s female vigilante group

Nothing strikes harder than a bamboo stick in the hands of a woman wearing a pink saree. What is a better way to kick off the celebration of International Women’s Day than by spotlighting India’s very own women’s vigilante group? The Gulabi Gang (aka...

Why women’s representation in media matters

Girl in trouble; boy to the rescue. Chances are you’ve seen this trope countless times. Whether it’s in a book, a play, or a...

In Untamed, author-philanthropist Glennon Doyle breaks free from her cage and inspires us to do the same....

For centuries, the road toward gender equality has been—and still is—rocky. In Canada, it...

In 2020, while many of us slouched in bed all day watching Netflix, thousands...

Access to Covid-19 vaccination in marginalized communities

In December of 2019, the first case of SARS-CoV-2 emerged in Wuhan, China. The disease quickly spread and escalated into a global pandemic. As of...

On February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s democratic government fell to a coup d’état organized by...

“This is not an olive.” In 2011, Ferran Adrià came into fame in both...

Today, 29 women are heads of their states. In the last 50 years, more than 1500 reforms to...

Do placebo treatments actually work? Evidence from neuroimaging studies

Many of us have probably heard about placebo treatments and their deceiving effects on patients. While placebos do not have active properties, they may...

Spending time outdoors is often suggested by health professionals to promote good physical and...