October 24, 2021

Aspirin: Wonder drug for cancer prevention?

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By Sylvia Booth Hubbard From Newsmax Aspirin has been a staple in American medicine cabinets for almost 120 years to fight pain. But the effective component of aspirin, salicylic acid, has been used since the ancient Egyptians who used bark from the willow tree — which contained salicylic acid — to ease aches and reduce […]

‘Special’ launch for Black History Month

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By Steph Crosier, From Kingston Whig-Standard With Black History Month a few days away, the launch was hosted Sunday evening by the African & Caribbean Students’ Association at Queen’s University. Judith Brown, president of the Afro-Caribe Communty Foundation and adviser to the Queen’s students, was pleased to learn the launch was in the Robert Sutherland […]