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News and Media

  1. The Globe and Mail: Meningitis death could turn parents into anti-vaccination ‘martyrs’: prof

    July 26 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield worries Stephan case could turn them into anti-vaccination “martyrs”. Coverage also runs in the Medicine Hat News, Huffington Post, and the National Post.

  2. healthydebate.ca: Is organic food healthier?

    July 26 2016

    Article co-authored by Professor Timothy Caulfield.

  3. Vox: The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists

    July 26 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield is quoted.

  4. Toronto Star: Alkaline diet a bit basic, experts say

    July 26 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield is quoted.

  5. The Sydney Morning Herald: PS: Doctors slam advice served up by chef Pete Evans and his celebrity chums

    July 26 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield's new book is referenced.

  6. Bloomberg: High Court: A sanctuary of 'intelligent leisure' for urban elites

    July 26 2016

    A mix of wellness, luxury, and exclusivity will soon be available to New Yorkers at the inaugural location of High Court in lower Manhattan. Described by its co-founders, sisters Colleen and Hailey Brooks, as “the third personal space, after home and office,” it will be the place where “intelligent leisure” reigns. Professor Timothy Caulfield comments on the "framing of wellness as a luxury item."

  7. The Guardian: Can this woman cure ageing with gene therapy?

    July 26 2016

    Elizabeth Parrish is CEO of BioViva, a Seattle-based biotech company working to develop treatments to slow the ageing process. In April, the company revealed that Parrish herself had undergone “the first gene therapy successful against human ageing”. The treatment, it claimed, had reversed the biological age of her immune cells by 20 years. Professor Timothy Caulfield is concerned that Parrish’s work lacks scientific rigour and is at risk of being picked up by unscrupulous practitioners aware of the selling power of anti-ageing treatments.

  8. Toronto Star: Alkaline diet a bit basic, experts say

    July 26 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield debunks the alkaline diet fad as evidence free. Appears in other Torstar newspapers, including the Waterloo Record and Guelph Mercury.

  9. ScienceBlogs: The dangers of stem cell tourism

    July 26 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield is quoted.

  10. 'Vaxxed' Film Screens In Alberta, Despite Doctors' Concerns

    July 26 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield comments on the new controversial film, 'Vaxxed'.

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In 1977, Professor Ellen Picard (now Justice Picard of the Alberta Court of Appeal) launched the Faculty of Law’s Health Law Institute (HLI) and in so doing established the very first research institute in Canada in the health law field. Read more...

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