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Crying Baby in Hood
19 Sep 2017

How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

Dr Wendy Hall posts an op-ed on sleep quantity and quality necessary for optimizing childrens' health, based on research from the expansive sleep study that reviewed over 800 academic papers on the subject of sleep.

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Man smoking e-cigarette
19 Sep 2017

Dr Saewyc Comments on Vaping

If most e-cigarettes in Canada include nicotine then it is likely that young people who vape will end up addicted to nicotine. That is the opinion that Elizabeth Saewyc offered in an e-mail interview on vaping among youth. She went on to encourage the government to enforce existing rules around e-cigarettes.

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Dr John Oliffe
19 Sep 2017

Prostate Cancer, Capacity to Work & Taboos

Dr John Oliffe attended the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference in Melbourne in August 2017 to discuss how prostate cancer affects men's capacity for returning to work after surgery. A graduated return is recommended.

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12 Sep 2017

Apocalypse Made Easy!

The Movember Foundation Announces APOCALYPSE MADE EASY! as a Final Project in the Social Innovators Challenge

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SARAVYC Researchers in discussion around table
09 Aug 2017

SARAVYC gets 7-year CIHR Foundation Grant

The School of Nursing is excited to announce that our Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre has received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundation Grant. SARAVYC is one of only 9 in BC (75 Canada) to be successful in the grant competition and received $2,994,951 to continue their valuable work.

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24 Jul 2017

Canada 150 Celebrates Nursing

Various organizations have created special initiatives to recognize the contributions of nurses in Canada in this, our 150th year. Below are stories that feature UBC Nursing Faculty, students, and community members.

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Painting in Still Here Exhibit
09 May 2017

Still Here seeks female participants

Still Here is a photo project featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals affected by suicide. LGBTQ people are four times more likely than heterosexuals and cisgendered people to attempt suicide and suffer from depression. Yet no LGBTQ-specific suicide resources exist in Canada.

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