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...

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...

Spreading vaping-related illness chokes up young people’s futures

The recent outbreak of respiratory illnesses borne from what’s known as the “vaping crisis” has health officials concerned about the dangers of nicotine and cannabis vaporizers.Continue...

Loneliness is as surmountable as it is common

Loneliness is pervasive. It impacts everybody regardless of personality type, number of friends, or amount of socializing. And if left ignored, it can exacerbate declining mental and physical health.Continue...

Educating parents key to public health

As the anti-vaccination movement sweeps North America and leaves preventable diseases unaddressed, it’s critical parents learn how to protect their children.Continue...

How the Movember Foundation became most effective promoter of men’s mental health

On Oct. 10, the Movember Foundation released a campaign called “Man of More Words” along with a short video stressing the importance of vocal mental health support.Continue...

Women's magazines promote women's public health

In a year that highlighted gendered abuses, women’s magazines have provided essential information.Continue...

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