A new study published in The BMJ shows that people who had surgery to improve blood flow in their legs under spinal or epidural anesthesia were less likely to die than those who were given general anesthesia.
Today, September 30th, we mark Orange Shirt Day, an annual day of recognition of the harm the residential school system did to Indigenous children, and an affirmation of our shared commitment to reconciliation and remembering.
Ride to Connect started out in June as a grassroots fundraiser where seven uOttawa medical school friends decided to collectively bike the distance across Canada to raise money to help seniors combat social isolation during COVID-19.
Loneliness and isolation are two of the devastating side-effects of the pandemic, with seniors and people living with physical or mental health issues being particularly affected. To combat this, two medical students started COVID Performers