Faculty of Health and Social Development

UBCO researchers spread the message that Type 2 diabetes remission is achievable
Unlocking the secrets of survival at the edge of environmental extremes

Unlocking the secrets of survival at the edge of environmental extremes

Dr. Phil Ainslie and his team go from the highest highs to the lowest lows in their research related to human performance and survival.

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Discussing what comes after a crisis
Navigating the middle years and beyond
Mothers experiencing depression can still thrive as parents

Mothers experiencing depression can still thrive as parents

UBCO researcher explores how external supports offset the risks to children’s health posed by maternal depression

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Canada ‘falling behind’ in efforts to lessen teen vaping, UBCO researcher says

Canada ‘falling behind’ in efforts to lessen teen vaping, UBCO researcher says

Marketing, peer pressure, school environments contribute to Canada sustaining some of world’s highest youth vaping rates

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New resource helps medical providers recognize and respond to brain injury from intimate partner violence
Community connections improve family and child wellbeing

Community connections improve family and child wellbeing

Researchers and Indigenous partners are confirming the strength of community by melding empirical data with lived experience.

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Cutting breakfast carbs can benefit people with Type 2 diabetes
A student’s poor eating habits can lead to a lifetime of illness