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Award-winning doctor and journalist to speak at science writers' conference Apr 27th, Canadian journalists who specialize in health and science reporting are doing a tremendous job of covering their subject matter but need to remain ever-vigilant about asking hard and sometimes uncomfortable questions when presented with new research, according to Brian Goldman.

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Goldman said he has great respect for health and science journalists, but notes that in some cases mainstream media outlets fall short of applying rigorous standards of objectivity and due diligence when covering new science. Founded by Italian doctor Paolo Zambonithe treatment is based on the theory that multiple sclerosis may be caused by increased blood iron and that a procedure similar to angioplasty can be used to relieve MS symptoms by draining blood from the brain.

Goldman said despite a lack of evidence of its efficacy — and even though many neurologists who study the condition have refuted the theory — some politicians have lobbied for increased funding for research into the method because of an up-swell of social media support from patients and believers of the therapy.

Can We Talk About That?That’s the message he will deliver when he appears as one of four keynote speakers at the annual conference of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association, being held in Windsor, June 2 to 5. Logistics, Canadian Science Writers Association Annual Conference, Windsor, Canada, 5 To Profession Judge, Outstanding Student Paper Award, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Treasurer, American Society of .

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CanWrite! June 22–25, Welcome to CanWrite! This year’s conference and retreat is being held in Toronto, Ontario, with a program that meets the needs of writers at all stages of their careers and a stellar faculty, including.

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Canadian Writing Programs This list is incomplete - as we begin to take memberships, we will be adding institutional members to it, as well as listing other creative writing programs in Canada.

PLEASE NOTE: All institutional member schools' links will be live to their writing programs. Since , the James River Writers Conference has attracted award-winning authors and highly regarded editors and agents from around the country to share their wisdom about the craft and business of writing and publishing.

The Ontario Writers’ Conference is dedicated to the celebration of writing by inspiring, educating & connecting writers of all levels; providing participants with an opportunity to network with writers and other publishing professionals; and encouraging writers to publish, promote and sell their work.

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