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How to find more information about a drug that your doctor prescribed

How to find more information about a drug that your doctor prescribed

You’ve just been given a prescription for a new drug from your doctor. Your doctor told you why she was prescribing the medication, gave you its name and some information about common side-effects. Your pharmacist is also available to help you use the medication properly, but you want more details and general information.

With a bold vision to create the foremost community-based doctor education in Canada, York’s School of Medicine slated to open in 2028

With a bold vision to create the foremost community-based doctor education in Canada, York’s School of Medicine slated to open in 2028

Today, at the Vaughan Healthcare Centre Precinct, Premier Doug Ford announced that York’s School of Medicine will open its doors to the first cohort of future doctors in 2028.

Maclean’s 2024 rankings: York holds strong as one of Canada's top-five comprehensive universities, advancing to fourth place overall

Maclean’s 2024 rankings: York holds strong as one of Canada's top-five comprehensive universities, advancing to fourth place overall

It is no secret that York University is rapidly building momentum on the world stage and the latest rankings, released today by Maclean’s, show the University’s reputation continues to shine here in Canada with an impressive fourth place ranking – up one spot over last year. Guided by a University Academic Plan that strives to both inspire […]

Internationally trained lawyers to share their success stories at a York University milestone event

Internationally trained lawyers to share their success stories at a York University milestone event

Osgoode Professional Development will host its 10th Internationally Trained Lawyers Day featuring panels, including sessions by Black Female Lawyers Network, the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association and the National Committee on Accreditation Osgoode Hall Law School’s Internationally Trained Lawyers Day (OITLD), hosted by Osgoode Professional Development (OsgoodePD) is marking its 10th anniversary. The event will be […]

What the International Criminal Court’s anticipated arrest warrants against Netanyahu and Hamas leaders mean for Canada

What the International Criminal Court’s anticipated arrest warrants against Netanyahu and Hamas leaders mean for Canada

On May 20, Karim Khan, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), announced that he has applied for arrest warrants for five Israeli and Hamas leaders. These include Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Defence Yoav Gallant. This dramatic development marks the first time leaders of a western allied state have been accused of […]

Wild pollinators and plants evolved to rely on each other could face uncertain future

Wild pollinators and plants evolved to rely on each other could face uncertain future

The loss of even one wild bee species can disrupt the reproductive success of certain plants resulting in fewer vegetables, fruits and flowers, say York University researchers who studied how pollinators and plants rely on each other, specifically in Indigenous gardens in the Great Lakes Region.

Philippines Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique Manalo, diplomats meet York U leadership and researchers

Philippines Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique Manalo, diplomats meet York U leadership and researchers

The Philippines Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique Manalo stopped by York University on the last day of his Canadian trip, to meet with members of York’s leadership and faculty researchers with a strong interest in the Philippines and its diaspora. He was accompanied by the country’s top diplomats to Canada, including Ambassador Maria Andrelita Austria; Assistant Secretary Jose Victor Chan-Gonzaga, Office of American Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs; and Toronto Consul General Angelica Escalona.

Extreme space weather and geomagnetic storms can disrupt power systems, $1.65M NSERC-CREATE grant aims to fix it

Extreme space weather and geomagnetic storms can disrupt power systems, $1.65M NSERC-CREATE grant aims to fix it

Canada is particularly susceptible to disruptions caused by extreme space weather and geomagnetic storms to some of its key, heavily relied on technology, such as power systems, GPS, satellites and cell phone service, but a $1.65 million grant will help train the next generation to devise solutions.

Ontario supports the development of smarter, more sustainable transportation technologies with $1.5M in funding to York University through OVIN

Ontario supports the development of smarter, more sustainable transportation technologies with $1.5M in funding to York University through OVIN

Today, the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN), with support from the Ontario Government, announced $1.5 million in funding to York University and in partnership with Centennial College to support small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups in developing and testing innovative automotive technologies and smart mobility solutions.