Recruiting more male nurses would help ease shortfalls, but stigma persists

Castanet | Mar 05, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe discussed the credentialed work of nurses and recent efforts to recruit men into the field.

B.C. government review into providing ACs during heat wave still incomplete — 3 months past its deadline

CBC | Mar 05, 2023 | Media coverage

The B.C. government has missed the deadline for its review into the possibility of providing air conditioners during heat waves as recommended by a coroners' death review panel last year.

B.C.’s universal contraception coverage inspires call for funded birth control across Canada

Globe and Mail | Mar 04, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing assistant professor Meaghan Thumath discussed the importance of BC's universal contraception coverage.

Daylight saving time 2023: Here’s when you should set your clocks forward - National |

Global News | Feb 27, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing professor emeritus Dr. Wendy Hall was quoted about how Daylight Saving Time affects us.

National teen survey shows static drug-use rates amid increased risks

Filter | Feb 21, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Emily Jenkins discussed harm reduction in drug education for youth.

Why the antidote to heartbreak may lie in the power of stories

Inverse | Feb 17, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe discussed his study which looked at how men process breakups and what leads them to seek help for any negative emotional consequences.

Re-funding the police? No plan for Vancouver to hire 100 mental health nurses to pair with cops

CTV News | Feb 14, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Emily Jenkins commented on the limitations of Car87/88 program.

Domperidone: How the drug works and why it’s being prescribed for breastfeeding

Global News | Feb 14, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Suzanne Campbell and Marie Tarrant discussed domperidone, a drug used to treat gastrointestinal symptoms that has also been prescribed off-label to improve breast milk supply.

Canadian network on aging and cancer

CKNW Jill Bennett Show | Feb 08, 2023 | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Kristen Haase discussed leading her research on cancer care experience for seniors. Select Jan 31, 1 pm, 6:20 mark to listen. 

CIHR funds UBC Applied Science research on climate resilience, more effective vaccines

Feb 08, 2023 | Announcement

Nine projects led by UBC Applied Science-affiliated researchers are being awarded more than $3.6 million through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants: Fall 2022 competition.

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