While some parents and guardians put off immunizations, others — who can’t receive the vaccines — worry about the lack of protection.
Sites such as Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook provide unrealistic views of the lives people are living, says a Cambridge, Ont., psychotherapist.
Residents anywhere within the Region’s seven municipalities are being encouraged to subscribe to the digital service.
Students and faculty left messages of support across campus for those dealing with mental-health issues. Meanwhile, a student alliance in Ottawa launched a national campaign to draw attention to similar issues.
Waterloo Public Library is one of a growing number of public institutions offering SAD therapy lights, designed to boost serotonin levels in the body.
Research into e-cigarettes, though not extensive, is already ringing alarm bells. As a result, Health Canada is about to step up its public information efforts.
For some consumers, the rapid rise in the cost of healthy food options will mean difficult decisions about nutrition.
The role of winter tires in reducing collisions and highway deaths is borne out by statistics from Quebec, where their use is mandatory.
While new research holds promise for a genetic fix in some patients, the kitchen table and snack cupboard remain key determinants of weight gain.
The annual exercise in corporate fundraising, imagination and creativity has provided more than a million meals to the Food Bank of Waterloo Region over the past decade.
Despite this week’s euphoria among cannabis users, many medical and mental health experts warns that legalization of the substance is still an ‘uncontrolled experiment.’
Within two weeks, the vaccine against this winter’s influenza strains will arrive — and injections will be available on Conestoga’s Doon campus.
Constant rotations between 12-hour day shifts and 12-hour night shifts can easily lead to “physical, emotional and mental exhaustion, combined with doubts about your competence,” says a NICU nurse at Grand River Hospital.
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