Faculty & Research

Health research celebration spans disciplines toward change

There are two certainties in life – death and taxes, said Professor Tamara Daly at the most recent research celebration at York. Her research focuses on how to better use taxes to make the last few years of life better for those in long-term care in residential settings. The Healthy Individuals, Healthy Communities and Global […]

York researchers find that going to Facebook or Twitter to complain won't improve your mood

Do you take to Facebook and Twitter to complain about whatever goes wrong in your daily life? Perhaps you should do just the opposite to feel better about the world around you. Recent findings by York psychology Professor Myriam Mongrain and graduate student Susan Sergeant, both researchers in the Faculty of Health, support this as […]

Study warns about safety concerns with new drugs

A York University study of drug safety shows that new drugs are often on the market in Canada for more than three years before they are withdrawn as unsafe, raising concerns about turning to the newest drugs available. The study by Dr. Joel Lexchin, an emergency room physician and professor of the School of Health […]