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    March 7, 2017

    Queen's In The News Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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    Archer, Stephen
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Medicine
    CKWS TV: Reaching out to the local community
    Dr. Archer appeared on the CKWS morning show to discuss efforts within the Department of Medicine to connect researchers & specialists in the department with family doctors in the community and reduce wait times for referral patients.
    Duffin, Jacalyn
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Medicine
    CFRB 1010: Health Canada releases 'previously quarantined' meds to ease chemo drug shortage
    Dr. Duffin discussed a shortage of chemotherapy drugs uncovered in Ontario, why drug shortages happen, and what can be done to mitigate the risk of shortages of essential medicines.
    Johnson, Anne
    • Engineering and Applied Science
    • The Robert M. Buchan Mining
    Yahoo! Canada: Canadian prairies named best place in the world for mining investment
    Dr. Johnson explains that the mining industry is coming around to the notion that it has to do a better job in its environmental performance and working with local communities, even though that likely carries higher costs.
    Moore, Kieran
    • Emergency Medicine
    • School of Medicine
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Medicine
    • Health Sciences
    CBC Online: Ontario health-care workers struggle to track spread of fentanyl epidemic
    Dr. Moore discussed how emergency rooms track opioid prescriptions and what front line medical staff need to be aware of as opioid abuse and overdoses continue to rise.

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