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Friday, March 6, 2015

Think before you reach for your phone, authors of lazy-thinking study say

A man using his smart phone

The authors of a recent study linking smart phone use and lazy thinking say the results don’t mean users need to throw away their cellphones, but rather people should think twice before reaching for Google.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Shy babies need secure parent bond to help prevent potential teen anxiety

shy toddler hiding behind parent

Shy babies need to have a strong bond with their parents to avoid developing anxiety disorders in their teens, according to a new study co-authored at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Tracing the roots of the "Me Generation"

Igor Grossmann
Baby Boomers have been referred to as the Me Generation, but new research indicates that people actually started to become increasingly self-centred more than 100 years ago.
 
In the first study of its kind covering a 150-year period, researchers looked at U.S.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Geoffrey Fong is recipient of the 2015 Luther L. Terry Award for Exemplary Leadership in Tobacco Control

Geoff Fong

The American Cancer Society is pleased to share with the global tobacco control community the names of the recipients of the 2015 Luther L. Terry Awards for Exemplary Leadership in Tobacco Control. The awards are named for the late United States Surgeon General Luther L. Terry, MD, who led the landmark 1964 Surgeon General’s report that connected tobacco use to lung cancer and other illnesses.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Startup takes baby steps to million-dollar prize

Four students standing with arms around each other

Written by Eugenia Xenos Anderson. Originally published on the daily bulletin.

St. Paul’s GreenHouse innovator Alisha Karmali and her team at BabySteps Academy have won the first round of the coveted Hult Prize and will represent the University of Waterloo at the regional level next March, competing against universities and teams from around the world.

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