Tag: overdose

The McGill community must confront the fentanyl crisis—or risk fatal consequences

McGill Frosh week just ended. It’s September’s biggest party, and, for many students, a comprehensive introduction to the school’s drinking and drug culture. Healthy McGill, Floor Fellows, and other student leaders encourage first-years to have fun, but be safe—they acknowledge that some young people do drugs, and emphasize harm reduction over lecturing […]

Acetaminophen, the leading cause of liver damage: Health Canada adds new warning labels

Acetaminophen is one of the most popular pain relief—analgesic—drugs. It can be found in a variety of medications—it is most commonly sold as Tylenol—and can be readily purchased over-the-counter at any corner pharmacy or drugstore. It is also the number one leading cause of liver damage in Canada. On Sept. […]