As the health risks associated with tobacco use have become increasingly evident, public health policies have responded appropriately with measures such as a ban on advertising tobacco. When the dangers of second-hand smoke became evident, smoking was banned in the workplace and in public buildings. These measures have been effective in reducing the prevalence of smoking down to 13%, but there are still 201,000 Canadian children between the ages of 19 and 25 who smoke.
Feb 28 / 2017
This week brings excellent news for our department, both internally and from the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society.
Feb 21 / 2017
We are delighted to announce that Prof. Vincent Chan has been selected to receive the 2017 Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.
Feb 16 / 2017
Dr. Beverley Orser, MD PhD, a member of the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, has been chosen as one of two Canadian neuroscientists to speak on the importance of neuroscience research at a Parliament Hill luncheon on February 13, 2017.
Feb 7 / 2017