health

Mumps on Fort Garry campus

Manitoba health officials are urging University of Manitoba students to take care after a number of students have been diagnosed with mumps. The province’s chief…



Health and lifestyle apps for students

With only a month left in this semester midterms have been written, GPAs are being cemented, and studying for finals procrastinated on. It may be…


Sick notes are not proof of illness

There’s been a lot of discussion around the use of sick notes with the introduction of Bill 202, the Employment Standards Code Amendment Act (Sick…



Zika virus re-emerges

Only two years after the Ebola crisis in West Africa caused thousands of deaths and worldwide fears of its rapid spread, a new epidemic looms…


Coffee reduces DNA breakage: study

Coffee’s place in a healthy diet has always been a divisive topic. If you’re one of its fans, you’re in luck: recent studies have shown…




Child mental health researcher gets funding boost from feds

Three University of Manitoba researchers have become the recipients of over $3 million in health research Foundation Grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), providing long-term, stable support to top Canadian health researchers.