Health

How to balance stress with health

We’ve all been there: the readings are piling up, the assignments are coming at you, exams are just around the corner, and on top of that, you haven’t done your laundry in weeks. You’re overwhelmed with stress, so you do what seems logical – eat.Continue...

The balancing act of self-love and healthy living

When it comes to body image, we’re told to either embrace our curves or shave off a couple of pounds to reach our health goals. While it’s hard to commit to one movement, I found a happy medium between both: practicing self-love while leading a healthy lifestyle.Continue...

Students help students during PSC Cares Week

The first event of the Peer Support Centre’s (PSC) Cares Week, a “wall of self-love”, asked people to write down something they love about themselves. Most found this difficult.Continue...

QJ Health: The side effects of sitting

You won’t want to sit down when I tell you the latest health scare, because that’s exactly the problem — sitting.

This unhealthy habit hits close to home for university students...Continue...

Anti-pot ad just fear mongering

Health Canada’s anti-marijuana campaign was little more than a poorly disguised political ploy.Continue...

QJ Health: New Year, New Goals

If done properly, the beginning of a new year offers a great opportunity for a fresh, successful start.

Remember that you define success. If your resolution is to improve your...Continue...

Mental illness initiatives healthy at Queen’s

As the conversation around mental illness and stigma continues, Queen’s is part of two initiatives designed to help identify sufferers of and combat stigma around mental illness.Continue...

The danger of deprivation

With only a few days left before exams kick off and final papers are due, sleep is the last thing on many students’ minds.

It’s a time-honoured tradition on campus, as many forgo...Continue...

Calorie count not enough

The Ontario government’s efforts to include nutrition data on menus is worthwhile, but encouraging healthy choices can’t stop there.Continue...

Flu season and the savvy student

Overwhelmed lecture halls, communal living spaces and high amounts of social activity make university campuses a perfect breeding ground for the seasonal flu virus.

Despite the...Continue...

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