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- Aug. 3, 2018
Individuals between the ages of 15-22 are at increased odds for substance use disorders, says a study published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry this month.
- July 23, 2018
A newly published study from the University of Waterloo shows that when activity in a specific part of the brain is suppressed, our desire for high-calorie foods increases.
- June 26, 2018
A new study from the University of Waterloo highlights a low level of awareness in youth around the proper precautions that need to be taken when it comes to handling food.