Health

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...

The liquor industry needs to work with alcohol consumption experiments, not against them

With the limited resources that come with a population of just under 36,000 people, it’s not surprising that even a hint of a lawsuit from the Canadian liquor industry players was enough to snuff out an experiment like the one recently held in the Yukon.Continue...

Embracing the "rabbit food" life

While the vegetarian life isn’t for everyone, people’s reluctance to making the lifestyle switch often comes from their belief that they won’t be able to successfully cut out meat while also maintaining a healthy, satisfying diet. However, my experience has proved otherwise.Continue...

My invisible friend ED

Let’s get one thing straight — eating disorders aren’t diets.Continue...

Queen’s unveils new cardiopulmonary research facility

With $7.7 million provided by the provincial and federal governments, the University unveiled the new Queen’s CardioPulmonary Unit (QCPU) on Oct. 6.Continue...

Green tea takes over the world

Have you noticed lately that all your favourite foods are turning green? First it was your tea, then your smoothies and now your donuts. What is the culprit of this food revolution? The answer is matcha.Continue...

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