A man holds a QAnon sign outside the White House. Even if most people don’t act on their conspiratorial beliefs, such theories can still pose very real dangers.
Many of those who believe conspiracy theories do not necessarily act on those beliefs. Nevertheless, conspiracy theories can still spread dangerous misinformation that can cause harm.
Fame can bring young performers financial success, but it also comes with hidden costs.
What do we love about seeing children perform? And how do their performances shape our understanding of childhood?
In-depth interviews with former youth in care described barriers and challenges to attending post-secondary education once they received a tuition waiver.
To understand how tuition waivers and associated supports can help former youth in care complete post-secondary education and positively affect their health, evidence-based practices are needed.
Used masks threaten urban wildlife.
Billions of face masks and other personal protective equipment have been used throughout the pandemic. Containing plastic, these items are damaging wildlife and their environments.
Many young adults with chronic health conditions transition to post-secondary school at or around the same time they are transitioning from pediatric to adult health care.
Managing a chronic health condition can make the transition to post-secondary education more complex.
George River Caribou outside of Nain, Nunatsiavut, Labrador.
Support for Inuit and other Indigenous-led strategies for conservation and community well-being must be prioritized.
Most of us acquire our beliefs using a combination of research and social networks. Those social networks can provide false information.
Instead of complacent acceptance of misinformed beliefs, we need institutional moves to cultivate trust between experts and the public.
The World Trade Organization reached an agreement on fisheries subsidies, prohibiting member countries from funding illegal fishing and fishing of overexploited stocks at the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva on June 17.
(Fabrice Coffrini/Pool Photo/Keystone via AP)
There is a need for nuanced discussions around the role of fisheries subsidies — even those that may be nominally harmful — to avoid further inequity and marginalization of small-scale fishers.
Abortion-rights activists draw on the sidewalk in Washington on June 24 following U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade ending constitutional protection for abortion.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
There will no doubt be escalating rhetoric from anti-choice politicians in the wake of the fall of Roe v Wade. An abortion care provider says now is the time to improve abortion access in Canada.
An image from the comic ‘Compassion’ by Kayleigh Fine, which was commissioned to illustrate the importance of compassionate care for 2SLGBTQ+ people.
Accessing compassionate health care is often difficult for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexual identities, such as pansexual or asexual individuals (2SLGBTQ+).
Many of the metaphors used to discuss monkeypox evoke a criminal or a rebellious child.
The metaphors used to characterize monkeypox can contribute to narratives that help sustain racist, colonial, homophobic and other discriminatory attitudes and beliefs.
Mimpi seseorang yang tidak memiliki penglihatan sejak lahir bisa sama jelas dan imajinatifnya dengan mimpi seseorang dengan penglihatan “normal”.
Apa yang dimimpikan orang buta saat tidur?
Photographing a bear in Yellowstone National Park at a distance the National Park Service calls safe – at least 100 yards from a predator.
Jim Peaco, NPS/Flickr
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
Stereotypes and common misconceptions about dementia often emerge in the metaphors used to explain and understand it.
Because they help to create a shared understanding, metaphors can play a critical role in navigating the gap between the knowledge patients and health-care providers bring.
Cross-species transplants require us to examine the relationships between humans and animals.
The heart used in the first pig-human transplant was infected with a pig virus. This reveals that using other species as organ donors may not provide a solution for organ shortages.
Executive functioning is a component of attention that helps us prioritize what we want to engage with and filter out unwanted interference.
Research highlights the importance of daily meditation, exercise and sleep for improving executive functioning, a component of attention that helps people focus.
Statues grace the covers of history books, museum pamphlets and course syllabi.
The danger in these metaphors is they can subconsciously discourage reinterpretation, which can further contribute to sexist, racist and colonial influence in historical writing.
Marine ecosystems across Canada’s coasts, such as eelgrass meadows that provide an important habitat for juvenile species, are threatened by human activities and climate change.
It is time to acknowledge and address the rapid shifts in Canada’s oceans. To meet this challenge, Canada’s marine conservation toolbox — starting with the Oceans Act — needs an overhaul.
Drying polar bear skin in Hopedale, Nunatsiavut.
International proposals to ban the trade of polar bear parts undercut Inuit rights, knowledge and decision-making.
Outre des images, les rêves peuvent contenir d’autres sensations comme des sons ou des odeurs.