The Canadian Press interviewed Fiona Kouyoumdjan (Family Medicine) about a
study that showed the overdose death rate is 12 times higher among newly
released inmates than the general public. The
Waterloo Record and other papers picked up the story.
Toronto Star published a commentary by Tanishq
Suryavanshi (medical student) and
Jake Hirsch-Allen (McMaster Health Forum) who wrote
that adopting a national pharmacare program would offset the higher drug prices
expected with the ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
HealthLine, PBS, WebMD,
and other international media outlets wrote about Brad Johnston and Behnam Sadeghirad’s (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics) study which showed that the marketing of junk food increased dietary intake and
influenced dietary preference in children during or shortly after exposure to
Toronto Star sought comment from Russell de Souza (Clinical Epidemiology and
Biostatistics) on a study showing a link between diabetes and neighbourhoods
that have many fast-food outlets.
Hamilton Spectator reported on McMaster's Mark Levine (Oncology) and
Harriet MacMillan (Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences) being named to the
order of Canada. The
Globe and Mail published the complete list of the newest group of
distinguished Canadians named to the Order of Canada.