Skedline News – November 13
Vanessa Gomez of Skedline brings you the top news stories for November 13, 2018.   Read more
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College and university is a time when many students are affected by mental illness. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, 75% of first time diagnoses occur between the ages of 16-25. While therapy is an option that is proven to be beneficial in helping with mental health,... Read more
Six mood boosters to get through this week
Boost your mood with these six helpful tips to get you through all your rough weeks: Let your feelings out Get your laugh on Help someone else Be spontaneous Work your creative muscles Pet your pet If your moods last longer than usual, talk to someone who can help. Humber’s Counselling... Read more
Two-part Ebola vaccine offers long-lasting protection
(Reuters) – The world should be far better prepared for the next Ebola outbreak, with clinical trial results on Tuesday showing the potential of a long-lasting vaccine against the deadly virus. A two-part shot from Johnson & Johnson and Danish partner Bavarian Nordic induced a durable immune response lasting... Read more
Studies highlight gender, racial inequalities in medical profession
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Women and minorities face more barriers to getting ahead in their medical careers, both early in training and later on, researchers say. In one study, Dr. Julie Boiko of the University of California, San Francisco and colleagues found that women are underrepresented... Read more
E-Cigarettes may encourage nicotine use in low-risk teens 
(Reuters Health) – E-cigarettes aren’t tied to a decline in teen smoking and the devices may actually entice some youth who are unlikely to try traditional cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests. Youth smoking has steadily declined over the past decade, with no steeper decrease after e-cigarettes debuted on the... Read more
HIV prevention pill pending approval in Canada
“Getting to Zero.” That is the theme for the upcoming World AIDS Day in December. One of the continuing goals for the UNAIDS organization is to have zero new HIV infections. Preventing HIV infection is no longer impossible thanks to a little blue pill. The pill is Truvada. It... Read more
Deadly Drug Becomes an Advertising Project
When I say the word Fentanyl, do you know what I’m talking about? Fentanyl is a drug usually prescribed through a slow release patch for cancer patients. It has slowly made its way onto our streets and into the hands of drug dealers. It can be ripped open and... Read more
The benefits of yoga for children
Downward dog? Warrior poses? Kids could careless about yoga, but the thing is, they should. Yoga provides not only a physical transformation but also mental stimulation and spiritual growth. Parents are a child’s first teacher and many have begun to educate their children about some of the many benefits... Read more
Sugar: A not so sweet love affair
At one point in history, this item was traded and highly sought after. It was the fuel that powered the engine of the slave trade that brought millions of Africans to the Caribbean’s, South and North America. British colonists called it “white gold” and some countries even used it... Read more