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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Planting the seeds of reconciliation

Dean Lili Liu presents a beaded medallion to Elder Myeengun Henry

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Canada lags behind other countries in providing school food programs to children in need

Cafeteria-style food servings, including apples and green vegetables

A University of Waterloo-led international study of more than 10,000 children in six different countries found that approximately half of all students received breakfast or lunch at school in countries such as the United States or Chile. However, only five per cent of students in Canada participated in a school meal program.

Monday, May 2, 2022

Researchers use survey data to uncover pandemic mental health insights

Person anxiously looking out of window with blinds

A deep dive into mental health survey data by researchers at the University of Waterloo shows that almost a quarter of Canadians are still reporting anxiety and suggests that the mental health impact of the pandemic might still be observed for a few years to come.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

New approach to advance care planning preferred by Canadian long-term care residents

Physician holds patient's hands.

Researchers have developed a better way to support end-of-life planning in long-term care homes, according to a recent study.

Thursday, April 21, 2022

A layered approach is needed to prevent infections from becoming harder to treat

Pills and pill bottle spilled over.

Counteracting antimicrobial resistance needs a multipronged approach, including training, labeling food products, working with the media and changing mindsets, according to a new study.

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