Before going to the polls later this year, the current NDP government in Alberta should consider changes to a controversial law on sex education
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Alberta's Bill 44 requiring schools to alert parents when they're teaching sex ed should be amended in order to protect both youth health and education towards democracy.
Walking has a variety of health benefits.
Many of us are programmed to aim for 10,000 steps a day. This target is not right for everyone – but we can all benefit from setting step goals to increase our activity.
Des relations amoureuses à la recherche d'emplois, les gens en surpoids connaissent moins de succès.
Les commentaires désobligeants sur les gros ne sont pas seulement blessants, mais ils sont aussi dangereux. Ils entraînent des conséquences sur le plan social, et sur la santé.
Treaty 4, which covered present-day southern Saskatchewan and a small part of western Manitoba was negotiated and signed at Qu'appelle Lakes. Here Saulteux from Upper Assiniboine River, Oct. 16, 1887 were promised for every ‘man, woman and child $1,200 …blankets and other articles.’
(Library and Archives Canada/Natural Resources Canada fonds/PA-050799).
A recent historical win for Ontario First Nations against the government of Canada is as significant for the legal process, which took into account Anishinaabe law, as it is for the win itself.
Fat-shaming is everywhere and research shows that it is very bad for our health.
From romance to job interviews, people living with obesity are less likely to be successful.
Banyak remaja yang berhenti menggunakan Facebook dan lebih tertarik pada platform berbagi gambar seperti Instagram dan Snapchat
A man adds his comments to a spontaneous memorial of flowers and sidewalk writing that has appeared a block from the Tree of Life Synagogue on Monday, Oct. 29. A gunman shot a killed 11 people while they worshipped at the synagogue the Saturday before.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.
Many teenagers have stopped using Facebook and have gravitated instead to image-sharing platforms like Instagram.
Teens – especially wealthier ones – are walking away from Facebook, towards picture-centric social media.
An illustration of two neutron stars spinning around each other while merging.
NASA/CXC/Trinity University/D. Pooley et al.
Astronomers are now able to detect a host of signals streaming through the universe. This newfound ability is like gaining new senses and it's opening the door to understanding the cosmos.
SCI+POP adalah sebuah proyek media sosial baru yang membagikan gambar untuk menyampaikan hasil penelitian dan tanggapan atas kebijakan tentang sains dan kesehatan.
Kita memproses informasi visual dengan sangat cepat jika dibandingkan dengan teks. Kebenaran vaksinasi, genom, dan isu kesehatan lainnya lebih efektif disampaikan melalui gambar grafis.
Conservation groups are organizing soccer games to help bridge the gaps between park rangers and communities.
Environmental organizations are using games to engage communities on conservation matters.
Ensaf Haidar stands next to a poster of her husband, jailed blogger Raif Badawi, in Montreal in June 2015. The arrest of Badawi’s sister, Samar, is at the centre of a bitter spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia.
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The ongoing diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia will hurt Canada if the kingdom intensifies its aggressive retaliation measures.
SCI + POP is a new social media project that circulates images to communicate research findings and provides commentary on science and health policy.
There are many reasons why scientists collaborating with artists makes sense, now more than ever.
As the population of “elder orphans” grows, research is needed so that we can develop effective systems of public guardianship and care.
The number of old and incapacitated adults who live without the support of a family caregiver is growing.
The daily fluctuations in the stock market can have a serious emotional impact on people watching their stock portfolios, when the less stressful strategy would be to pay attention to long-term trends.
Today it's estimated that we take in about five times as much information as we did 25 years ago, and that we process as much data in a day as our 15th century ancestors would have in their lifetime.
A Palestinian boy burns tires during Land Day protests in the West Bank city of Ramallah on March 30, 2018.
(AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Like the colonization of Indigenous lands in North America and the squeezing of Indigenous peoples into "reserves," the colonization and appropriation of Palestinian land is unrelenting.
The beautiful singer of Syrian origin (she was born in Besançon), wearing a light blue headwrap, sang in English and Arabic.
The Voice France
Mennel Ibtissem, a 22-year-old student from Besancon, France, wowed judges, the audience and viewers on The Voice France, but withdrew from the show when she was accused of Islamic extremism.
The technology and rapid pace of critical care in hospital can often erase the patient experience. Opportunities for patient storytelling can transform health care.
When patients, doctors and nurses have the opportunity to share their experiences of hospital intensive care, the resulting dialogue can be transformative.
Members of the James Bay Cree gather around the fire as part of a week-long celebration called ‘wellness week,’ aimed at improving personal health and wellness in their community in northern Québec.
Like many Indigenous groups around the world, the James Bay Cree of northern Québec have a disproportionately high rate of diabetes. They’re facing it down with a decidedly Indigenous solution.
YouTube has been under fire for exposing kids to harmful content. How can you keep your children safe and what are some safe viewing options?
YouTube has been under fire for exposing kids to harmful content and recently announced new measures but these don't go far enough. Here are some suggestions that would make a real difference.