By improving sleep, research shows that post-concussion symptoms in adolescents may also get better.
Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia provided remission of insomnia in 80 to 90 per cent of adolescents in a research trial, and improved their overall concussion recovery.
Does it matter what something or someone is called?
New research shows that there's much in a name: people will use the sounds in names to infer someone’s physical and personality traits.
Simple strategies such as setting a regular wake-up time, and tracking sleep patterns, can help women beat insomnia during pregnancy.
Insomnia impacts more than 20 per cent of women during pregnancy. And it is treatable.
Whooping cranes, a critically endangered species, breed in one location, a wetland in Wood Buffalo National Park. Yet a federal-provincial review panel has approved an oilsands mine that could kill some of the birds.
Are our brains wired to favour growth over environmentally rational decisions?
Occasional voters don’t respond well to guilt trips when organizations try to encourage them to cast ballots. Research suggests other methods are more successful.
Encouraging people to vote involves changing the discourse. Guilt trips are ineffective.
Friendliness to newcomers is not translating into friendship in schools, finds one study. Here, a youth receives her Certificate of Citizenship from Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen and Citizenship Judge Marie Senecal-Tremblay on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 17, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
How to support students from diverse backgrounds to appreciate the inherent value of engaging one another in close friendships remains a question for educators.
There are many daily ways math can be relevant to children – from using money to matching or counting cards.
Children’s perspectives on math develop at a very young age and have longstanding effects, so it matters that families and teachers promote positive engagement with math skills.
Ultimately, just as in pregnancy, there is no known safe level of alcohol consumption while breastfeeding.
Does beer help a new mother's milk come in? Does 'pumping and dumping' allow you to drink and breast-feed? A doctor sorts the evidence from the myth.
Sunflowers and luffa vines — related to cucumber, gourd and squash — are tended by a Community Roots participant and mentor in a Brooklyn school community garden with their instructor (right).
Urban gardening is a departure point for learning about land and relationships, as well as food, consumer culture and social activism.
We need many more funded research studies to fully understand exactly how CBD might play a role in the treatment of opioid use disorder.
(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
There is no evidence yet that cannabidiol (CBD) is effective in treating heroin addiction, despite news headlines claiming this.
Un brouillard de fumée causé par les feux de forêt dans la région envahit Vancouver, en Colombie-Britannique. Il est devenu essentiel de tarifer le carbone.
Du coup de chaleur à l'asthme en passant par la maladie de Lyme, le changement climatique pose déjà un risque sérieux pour la santé. Il est essentiel désormais de tarifer le carbone.
Explicitly teaching graduate students project management - a skill set they typically learn through trial and error - could mean better research and employability.
Graduate students have much to offer the non-academic workforce based on critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Universities need to help them articulate these skills for employers.
Drones - and other innovative technologies - can be effective in detecting methane leaks.
New technologies can help locate large methane leaks in a faster and more effective manner.
Although guidelines suggest that developmental delays, including language delays, are ideally diagnosed by age three, most diagnoses don’t occur until age four or five.
Language milestones matter not as the final word, but as possible signals about where children might be struggling and how they can be best supported to reach their full potential.
Les programmes d'éducation à la sexualité à l'école sont essentiels pour enseigner aux jeunes comment devenir des citoyens numériques responsables et assurer leur sécurité.
Les jeunes qui s'adonnent au sextage sont quatre fois plus actifs sexuellement, cinq fois plus susceptibles d'avoir eu plusieurs partenaires et deux fois moins enclins à utiliser la contraception.
A seismic line (petroleum exploration corridor) traverses a wetland in northern Alberta.
Petroleum exploration in Alberta has disturbed more than 1,900 sq. km of wetlands in Alberta, boosting emissions of methane: a potent greenhouse gas.
Fine motor play builds strength and endurance in muscle memory needed for literacy tasks like putting pencil to paper.
For learners in the early stages of reading, the best way to counteract the loss of literacy skills over the summer is not by forcing study but by boosting play that develops fine motor skills.
A smokey haze from wildfires burning in the region blankets Vancouver, B.C.
From heat stroke to asthma to lyme disease, climate change already poses a serious health risk.
Pipe for the Trans Mountain pipeline is unloaded in Edson, Alta. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, as the federal government announced its intention to proceed with the pipeline.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
An Indigenous sovereign wealth fund would finance community needs such as housing, health care, sports facilities, scholarships, Indigenous businesses and low-carbon energy -- in perpetuity.
Comprensive sexual education curricula in school are essential – to teach youth how to be responsible digital citizens and to keep them safe.
Youth who are sexting are four times more likely to be having sex. They are five times more likely to have had multiple sexual partners and twice as likely not to be using contraception.