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    February 28, 2017

    Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Duffin, Jacalyn
    • Arts and Science
    • History of Medicine
    CBC Online: Universal public coverage of essential drugs would improve health care, research suggests
    Global TV National: New push for national pharmacare program
    Dr. Duffin says that universal coverage for essential medicines would have a tremendous impact on access and the chronic shortage of generic drugs.
    Ellis, Anne
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Medicine
    • Medicine
    • Division of Allergy and Immunology
    globalnews.ca: How your unborn baby’s sex could impact your health
    Dr. Ellis says that, although researchers do not yet understand fully the interplay between hormones and the immune system and why pregnancy can alter that allergic state, there are steps women can take to minimzse the risk of developing allergy symptoms during pregnancy.
    Mabee, Warren
    • Arts and Science
    • School of Environmental Studies
    • School of Policy Studies
    • Department of Geography and Planning
    Toronto Star: NDP Leader Horwath says she can cut hydro bills up to 30 per cent
    Dr. Mabee delves into Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath's proposal to reduce hydro rates by allowing users to opt out of time-of-use billing and by returning Hydro One to public ownership.
    Nossal, Kim
    • Arts and Science
    • Department of Political Studies
    CPAC: The 2017 Strategic Outlook
    Dr. Nossal's speech to the Conference on Security and Defence - which centred on the future direction for national security and defence policies in Canada and the global trends impacting Canada’s security and national interests - was carried on CPAC's Public Record.
    Pegley, Kip
    • Arts and Science
    • Dan School of Drama and Music
    Toronto Star: Do music mismatches doom relationships?
    Dr. Pegley says that, early in a new relationship, having similar tastes in music can give insight to a person's tastes and possible common interests.
    Power, Elaine
    • Arts and Science
    • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
    CBC Radio: Should Ontario consider a basic income guarantee?
    Dr. Power examines the potential benefits of a basic income guarantee.
    Skillicorn, David
    • Arts and Science
    • School of Computing
    Canadian Lawyer: Planning for cyberbreaches
    Dr. Skillicorn discusses how interpretations of laws relating to computer technology can complicate matters for firms working to prevent data breaches.
    Smol, John
    • Arts and Science
    • Biology
    phys.org: Research links aquatic ecosystem changes in the Chinese Loess Plateau to anthropogenic climate change
    Dr. Smol's latest research on climate change in the Chinese Loess Plateau was profiled.
    Wong, Kenneth
    • Smith School of Business
    globalnews.ca: Are customers and businesses gaining from rewards programs?
    Professor Wong discusses factors that need to be considered in designing customer loyalty programs. The article was written by The Canadian Press and also appeared in the Toronto Star, National Post and the Globe and Mail, in addition to local market dailies.

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