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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. (Shutterstock)

New research suggests three profiles of communication delays in early childhood

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. Shutterstock

Le sextage est lié une vie sexuelle plus active, à la consommation de drogues et à l'anxiété chez les ados

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.
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

How the Trans Mountain green light could benefit First Nations

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. (Shutterstock)

Teenage sexting linked to increased sexual behaviour, drug use and poor mental health

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.
Bukti menunjukkan bahwa vaping menciptakan generasi muda yang kecanduan nikotin, yang memulainya dengan rokok elektronik dan kemudian beralih ke rokok tembakau. (Unsplash/Andrew Haimerl)

Vaping adalah ancaman serius terhadap kesehatan masyarakat

Masyarakat membutuhkan informasi yang jelas dan berbasis bukti terkait rokok eletronik untuk mengatasi krisis kesehatan masyarakat. Pemasaran vaping begitu agresif dan sains versi industri dominan.
Two icons of the postwar sexual revolution have recently died. Left, Doris Day in 1955 London and right, Peggy Lipton in a promo photo from The Mod Squad, which first aired in 1968. Left: (AP/Bob Dear) / Right: The Mod Squad

Remembering Doris Day and Peggy Lipton: Icons of white femininity

Doris Day and Peggy Lipton, two very different icons of the postwar sexual revolution have recently died. What are their lasting legacies of white femininity?
Embouteillage sur le Pont Jacques-Cartier, à Montréal. Les véhicules canadiens sont gros, lourds et consomment énormément d’essence. La rigueur du climat? Plus de 80% des Canadiens vivent dans des zones urbaines où une petite voiture suffit. Shutterstock

Les Canadiens ont les voitures les plus grosses et les plus énergivores au monde

Les véhicules canadiens sont gros, lourds et consomment énormément d’essence. La rigueur du climat? Plus de 80% des Canadiens vivent dans des zones urbaines où une petite voiture suffit.
Les chauffeurs du géant Uber prévoient une journée nationale d'action pour protester contre leurs conditions de travail. À Montréal, les chauffeurs appellent à une grève d'un jour. Dan Gold/Unsplash

Les chauffeurs Uber en grève: quelles conditions de travail à l'ère de la précarité ?

Les chauffeurs d'Uber, l'une des entreprises les plus prospères de l'économie dite collaborative, ferment leurs applications lors d'une journée de protestation, afin de dénoncer leur précarité.
Drivers for the ride-hailing giant Uber are planning a national day of action to protest labour conditions. Dan Gold/Unsplash

Uber drivers strike: Organizing labour in the gig economy

Drivers for Uber, one of the most successful companies in the gig economy are set to strike by turning their apps off for one day this week as their company prepares for its IPO.
When newborns stay with their opioid-dependent mothers in hospital, they experience improved mother-infant bonding, greater chances of breastfeeding, less severe symptoms, less medication and much shorter hospital stays. (Shuterstock)

Hospitals must adapt so infants can ‘room-in’ with opioid-dependent mothers

The evidence is clear that newborn babies do better when they 'room-in' with their opioid-dependent mothers. So why are hospitals across Canada so slow to provide this recognized standard of care?
A grizzly bear eats ripe buffaloberry fruit in the Bow Valley of Alberta. Shifts in the timing of buffaloberry development in the Rocky Mountains will change the behaviour of grizzly bears, and could threaten reproductive rates in this vulnerable population. Alex P. Taylor

Alberta grizzly bears will feel the effects of climate change

As warming temperatures shift the availability of key food sources, Alberta's grizzly bears will be forced to adjust.

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