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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Self-esteem key to treating mental health

Improving how mental health patients perceive themselves could be critical in treating them, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Beverage industry capitalizing on countries with fewer health regulations

Beverage vending machine

Considerable exposure to sugary drinks combined with a lack of water fountains in high schools are likely important contributors to increased consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, a new study from the University of Waterloo has found.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Applied Health Sciences subjects rank among world’s top 100

QS world university rankings by subject logo.

WATERLOO, ONT. (Thursday, March 9, 2017) Two areas of study in Applied Health Sciences are among the top 100 in the world, according to new rankings published today.

The rankings, published by the UK firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), evaluate 46 subject areas across 945 universities based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Back pain killing your sex life? Groundbreaking study reveals best positions to save your spine

Contrary to popular belief, spooning is not always the best sex position for those with a bad back, according to new research from the University of Waterloo.

For the first time ever, scientists have successfully documented the way the spine moves during sex and discovered exactly why certain positions are better than others when it comes to avoiding back pain.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

IN THE MEDIA: David Hammond discusses marketing of flavoured tobacco on CBC

CBC News July 17, 2014
Byline: Kelly Crowe

They look like Fruit Roll-ups, they smell like bubble gum, but they can kill like tobacco. Watermelon-flavoured cigarillos, maple syrup cigars that smell like warm pancakes, skinny minty-flavoured cigarettes that look like a lipstick.
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David Hammond, a tobacco researcher at the University of Waterloo, shows some of the candy-flavoured cigarillos that are still on the market. (CBC)

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