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A report on the external review of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS) conducted in October has been released, and will serve as HCDS’s guide to improving its services.
Steph Nanos had to give up sports in high school because of concussions.
For the fourth consecutive year, alcohol will be banned from residence buildings during Orientation Week.
The School of Medicine will be opening its doors to the public for the new Queen’s Medicine Health Talks (QMHT) group.
I’m a 20-something living with an invisability and yes, I have sex.
Roughly a quarter of Queen’s students were diagnosed with a mental illness in 2012, a statistic that led students to rally for mental health awareness on campus.
Steadily increasing in prevalence since the 1990s, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to spread on university campuses. What’s even scarier: you may not know you have one.
Queen’s and St. Lawrence College announced last week that they’ll be receiving $1 million in funding from the Ontario government to develop a new set of mental health accommodation standards.
Kingston’s Pregnancy Care Centre (KPCC) has no desire to deceive anyone, according to director Donna Bell.
According to Justin Scaini, talking about mental health shouldn’t be dull — it should be inspiring.
Students walked into what appeared to be a normal hospital setting — beds and surrounding curtains separated the patients lying in bed, except these patients weren’t real; they were simulations that coughed, talked and breathed.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating an alleged link between Monster Energy drinks and five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack dating back to 2004.
In September of 2011, Principal Daniel Woolf established the Principal’s Commission on Mental Health and tasked it to create a discussion paper of recommendations addressing mental health issues at Queen’s. The Commission should be commended for its approach to mental health but it lacks actionable items regarding social identity and ...
Volunteers aim to collect 600 pints of blood from students this year.
Bell Canada has pledged $1 million over the next five years to create a mental health and anti-stigma research chair at Queen’s.
The fast-food industry has often lived by the saying "bigger is better" — and our beloved Tim Hortons is no exception.
Students with sleep disorders are eligible to register with disability services. They can receive assignment extensions and extra time on exams.
Queen's health officials gear up for seasonal illnesses.
Raw food and Caveman dieters face risks of nutrient deficiency, local dietitian says.
When a rental property isn’t up to standards, Kingston’s building officers want it fixed quickly.
There’s a more efficient way to treat tuberculosis in Canadian prisons, according to a review conducted by a Queen’s professor.
While the recent mental health campaign Queen's Wears Green is well-intentioned, it fails to address the negative stigma that often isolates those with mental illness.
Working night shifts may have negative long-term health implications, according to a study from Queen’s School of Nursing.
A recent alcohol advertising campaign by Canadian brand James Ready that uses lawn signs, posters and giveaways is troubling.
Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HPV and genital herpes are the most common sexually transmitted infections diagnosed at La Salle.
Gluten-free dieters face difficulty incorporating nutritious food into their lives.
You won’t want to sit down when I tell you the latest health scare, because that’s exactly the problem — sitting. This unhealthy habit hits close to home for university students who spend many hours a day sitting in lectures or studying at the library. According to an Oct. 2014 ...
If done properly, the beginning of a new year offers a great opportunity for a fresh, successful start. Remember that you define success. If your resolution is to improve your grade point average from a 3.0 to a 3.7, does a 3.5 count as a success? I think it does. ...
With only a few days left before exams kick off and final papers are due, sleep is the last thing on many students’ minds. It’s a time-honoured tradition on campus, as many forgo sleep to cram for an exam or finish up that last essay before classes wrap up. I’m ...
Overwhelmed lecture halls, communal living spaces and high amounts of social activity make university campuses a perfect breeding ground for the seasonal flu virus. Despite the increased exposure associated with student life, the United States Centre for Disease Control (CDC) estimated only about 13 per cent of post-secondary students are ...
There’s a fitness phenomenon taking place at the Queen’s ARC. As a frequent exerciser and avid people watcher, I love the gym — or at least most things about the gym. I dislike thinking about the amount of sweat that has been absorbed by the mat that I’m using and ...
Whether you worked out all summer to stay in beach bod shape or took some time off to deal with the summer job grind, back to school time means back to your Kingston fitness routine. Some of you may already be mentally grumbling about the huge line-ups for the machines ...