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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.

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 […]

Early or not? Trudeau and Ford eye one another over when to call elections

Early or not? Trudeau and Ford eye one another over when to call elections

Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Ontario Premier Doug Ford may not often see eye-to-eye, but they face the same political predicament. Namely, whether to call an early election. In the past several decades, fixed election date legislation enacted in Ottawa and all provinces and territores requires elections every four years. However, the legislation is not binding — […]

York University’s Digital Technologies program, Canada’s first fully work-integrated degree, completes first year with 100 per cent student contract renewals and new IBM partnership

York University’s Digital Technologies program, Canada’s first fully work-integrated degree, completes first year with 100 per cent student contract renewals and new IBM partnership

York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering proudly announces the early success of its Digital Technologies BASc program, Canada’s first fully work-integrated degree, as detailed in the newly released, ‘Breaking Ground on Fully Work-Integrated Degree Programs: Early Findings Revealed Impact Summary 2024.’ 

The Trump assassination attempt has historical precedents — and future security implications

The Trump assassination attempt has historical precedents — and future security implications

At a political rally in Pennsylvania, former president Donald Trump narrowly survived an assassination attempt. As gunshots rang out during the Republican candidate’s rally, Trump miraculously avoided a direct hit and said a bullet grazed his ear. One person attending the rally was killed. During the rapid sequence of events witnessed in the attack, Trump raised […]

Attempted assassination of Trump: The long history of violence against U.S. presidents

Attempted assassination of Trump: The long history of violence against U.S. presidents

Political assassinations in the United States have a long and disturbing history. The attempted assassination of Donald Trump, who narrowly escaped death when a bullet grazed his right ear while he was speaking at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, highlights the danger of those seeking votes in a country whose constitution guarantees citizens the […]

Breakthrough wildlife tracking technology that adheres to fur delivers promising results from trials on wild polar bears

Breakthrough wildlife tracking technology that adheres to fur delivers promising results from trials on wild polar bears

Studying polar bears just became a lot easier with new “burr on fur” trackers which confirmed scientists’ belief that subadult and adult males spend most of their time on land lazing around, conserving energy until the ice returns.