Racism: The Missing Social Determinant of Health

Doctors and public health practitioners have long known that the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age have a profound impact on their health. They refer to those factors as the social determinants of health. But there is an important one missing from the list, argues the University of Toronto's Dr. Onye Nnorom: racism.
Feb 15 / 2017

Faces of U of T Medicine: Dr. Renée Beach

Dermatologist Dr. Renée Beach wants to ensure all skin tones receive the best care possible. She also wants to ensure medical school admissions is as fair and transparent as possible to attract the best students. Beach spoke with Faculty of Medicine writer Liam Mitchell about her career path and efforts to support those who want to follow in her footsteps.  
Feb 10 / 2017

New Patent Targets "Brain Fog"

Twenty years of meticulous research has led to a new United States patent for a University of Toronto anaesthesiology expert.
Feb 9 / 2017

Spotting Signs of Psychosis Early

Adolescence is a challenging period for everyone, but for those with mental illness, it’s particularly sensitive. Between the ages of 14 and 25 — known as “transition age” — is a time when people switch from child mental health services into adult care. 
Feb 9 / 2017


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