Health

Campaign misses the mark

While the recent mental health campaign Queen's Wears Green is well-intentioned, it fails to address the negative stigma that often isolates those with mental illness.Continue...

Beer ads have tangible effect

A recent alcohol advertising campaign by Canadian brand James Ready that uses lawn signs, posters and giveaways is troubling.Continue...

Top five STIs on campus

Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HPV and genital herpes are the most common sexually transmitted infections diagnosed at La Salle.Continue...

Going gluten-free

Gluten-free dieters face difficulty incorporating nutritious food into their lives.Continue...

Being healthy isn’t about perfection, especially in a pandemic

Like everything else, healthy eating has been further complicated by the pandemic. Maintaining our health-inspired habits is important, but by no means demands perfection—especially now.Continue...

Uprooting ‘hustle culture’ and its toxic byproducts

I attended a competitive high school where I took AP classes, made honour roll every year, and graduated with awards—but competition wasn’t limited to academic achievement.Continue...

Regrowing my foreskin

You know it’s extremely common, right?” That’s what a psychiatrist said to me last summer when I admitted I was contemplating suicide because of my circumcision.Continue...

I thought I’d outgrown my eating disorder. I was wrong.

The story goes that if you put a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will instantly leap out. However, if you put a frog in a pot filled with room-temperature water and heat it slowly, the frog will stay put until it boils to death.Continue...

A mask-wearer’s guide to clean skin

I’ve always been fortunate enough to have relatively clear skin. Other than the odd pimple, I never really had an issue with acne or dryness.Continue...

What Trump's proposed ban on flavoured vaping products should mean for Canadians

I still remember when a big vape cloud descended over my high school.Continue...

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