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January 2019

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January 2019

Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Monday, January 21, 2019
For the medical school's 150th anniversary, Halifax artist Jo Napier painted portraits of the Dal Med Innovators, 12 men and women recognized for their everlasting contributions to medical education at Dalhousie. Learn about how Napier created the portraits and her passion for women in science.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Friday, January 18, 2019
A Dal PhD student is the lead author of a vital new study finding that frailty, more so than amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain, is a key risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Alec Falkenham, PhD  –  News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
For some, marijuana is a harmless drug with tremendous potential. For others, it's comparable to opioids. The discussions between physicians and patients regarding marijuana can be strongly influenced by ideologies in either direction, potentially undermining our ability to have an honest dialogue with patients.
Allison Lawlor, The Guardian  –  News
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Meet Aruna Dhara. She's a mother, committed social justice advocate and family doctor at the Sipekne'katik Health Centre in the Sipekne'katik First Nation (Indian Brook) community and at the Dartmouth General Hospital.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency  –  News
Monday, January 7, 2019
The Nova Scotia Health Authority is acquiring a point-of-care magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine that will enable the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre emergency department to get critical diagnostic information in a timely manner, resulting in better patient outcomes and increased healthcare efficiencies.