Health

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...

Grad students raise concerns

An SGPS student advisor proposed changes to the location of their graduate counsellor among administrative offices at an open review of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS) held last Wednesday.Continue...

Sex ed revamp overdue

Ontario’s current sexual education and health curriculum — established in 1998 — is alarmingly outdated.Continue...

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