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Epidemic Keeps Students Playing - And Learning
Epidemic is an effective digital learning technology. It keeps students engaged and is a valuable resource for information about viruses and health. It promotes a more health-conscious life.
Colonialism Continues to Impact the Health and Diet of Native Peoples
The impact of colonialism on First Nations is rarely looked at the through the result of food abuse and health. Institutions like residential schools attempted to disrupt the relationship between Native peoples with food. ...
Top Reasons for Unmet Healthcare Need in Canada
Women, individuals with low income, and home renters are more likely to have unmet healthcare needs in Canada.
Economic Globalization Creates a Poverty Trap
Economic globalization is a core cause of poverty. Global institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank are controlled by the richest countries, and use their power to oppress developing nations.
Canadians Living with Diabetes and in Poverty Are at High Risk
Canadian individuals living in poverty and who also have T2DM are at high risk for adverse health outcomes. Social welfare does not provide sufficient assistance to allow them to successfully manage their disease. They ...
Healthy Relationships with Food Do Not Come Easily with Pressures from Work
Food work today is more complex than simply developing better habits. It involves looking at the nature of work today as well as gender relations.
Type 2 Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations
Diabetes prevention and management needs more advocacy through a network of different health care partners working together. This can also help inform policy that meets the distinct needs of at risk populations for diabetes, ...
NAFTA Weakens Regulatory Power of Governments
NAFTA creates a situation where governments have less power to intervene on issues such as obesity, hunger, and public health. This is likely to benefit only the privileged sector of society and harm low-income citizens.
How Can Consumers Make Healthy Eating Choices?
“Nudging” consumers towards healthy food is not fully effective in getting people to eat well. A lack of education or a lack of income play a role in unhealthy food choices.
Yoga May Ease Pain of Women with Fibromyalgia
An eight-week yoga program may decrease pain in women with fibromyalgia. It alters cortisol levels and, by making women more mindful, seems to encourage them to feel less helpless about their pain.