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Oct 30, 2019

5 Interesting Research Projects since Cannabis Legalization

It has been one year since Canada legalized recreational cannabis on October 17, 2018. At the time, little was known about cannabis, since its classification as a controlled substance made conducting research difficult. In the last year, researchers have...

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Oct 30, 2019

'You're so deserving of love and you have so much to offer'

Sarah grew up with abuse and neglect. It caused her to develop an anxiety disorder as a child. After standing up against her mistreatment, she sought help from the Youth Wellness Centre (YWC). The YWC helped her find an apartment, provided her with...

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Oct 8, 2019

Understanding the full spectrum of addiction

Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research recognizes five years How do you know if someone’s love for a good meal is more than just being a passionate gourmand? Are they eating to excess? Could it be an addiction? Is that even possible? Smart...

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Sep 26, 2019

Exploring a new focus

Snapping pictures on a cell phone was the extent of Farhana Chowdhury's photography skills. But when it was suggested she sign up for a photo journalism course Farhana decided to push past her social anxiety and give it a try. "I've been trying to say...

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Sep 11, 2019

Shark-derived Compound Restores Nerve Function in the Gut

Gut function in older mice was restored to youthful levels through the use of a shark-derived compound, demonstrating that age-related changes to neurological and gut functions may not be permanent after all. The enteric nervous system within the gut...
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Sep 10, 2019

Knowing the right thing to say

Written by: Ibukun Obidi, Nursing student, Schizophrenia Outpatient Clinic, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. In our schooling, we are taught to have the awareness of concepts related to mental health. We learn that mental illness is and should be...
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