Category Public Health

In Support of Breastfeeding

Martha Paynter supports the World Health Assembly’s resolution on breastfeeding and calls for grassroots action to improve education, care, support and pride related to breastfeeding.

Clean Needle Pilot Programs at 2 Federal Prisons

Chelsea Cox comments on the introduction of two clean needle exchange pilot programs in Canadian prisons.

Responding to the Opioid Epidemic

Matthew Herder considers possible regulatory responses to the opioid epidemic that aim to recover health care costs, compensate survivors, or prosecute pharmaceutical companies.

Legal Marijuana & Necessary Amnesty

Martha Paynter questions whether the discriminatory legacy of gendered and racialized incarceration for drug possession offences can be repaired considering the upcoming legalization of marijuana.

Moral Injuries for Military Personnel and Veterans

Kaitlin Wynia reasons that the phenomenon of moral injuries promises important insights into the value of interdisciplinary approaches to understanding health issues for military personnel and veterans.

Marijuana Tax: where will the money go when we legalize?

Chelsea Cox explores the financial and ethical implications of Canada’s upcoming legalization of marijuana.

Cyber Security & Implanted Bio-Monitoring Devices

Dylan Roskams Edris describes risks associated with implantable remote bio-monitoring devices.