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by Heather VanAndel and Jeanette Liu A sugar-filled diet won’t just make you overweight, it may also make you mentally slower, according to a recent study from University of California at Los Angeles. A steady intake of sugar might disrupt the brain’s ability to process information and can lead to poorer memory and learning abilities,
By Stacey Thompson This Halloween, Canadians can combine trick-or-treating with a good cause. Children can collect and adults can hand out their yearly mound of candy in addition to non-perishable goods. Free the Children – an organization geared to helping youth to become agents of change – has teamed up with Campbell’s for its annual
By Briar Hopley Humber’s graphic design students are creating a recycling awareness campaign for the first time. “I want to create an education campaign around campus to get people to understand how to recycle and what to do and be excited about it,” said Lindsay Walker, Humber’s manager of sustainability, who has spearheaded the project.
By Andrew Millichamp and Helen Surgenor To celebrate Canadian Citizenship Week, the Historica-Dominion Institute is hosting a contest for students across the country. The Canadian Citizenship Challenge is a series of questions based on the test new Canadians must pass. Reporter Helen Surgenor put Humber students to the test.
By Meagan Malloch Humber will be working over the next two years to find ways to talk — and deal — with violence against women. In collaboration with the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, the college and the Humber Student Federation have created a two-year plan to educate students on the importance of stopping violence
By Ryan Saundercook A new campaign by Canada’s Heart and Stroke Foundation might creep you out if you’re not a fan of zombies, but it could also literally bring back people from the verge of death. The new YouTube video, “The Undeading”, was released in early October and has since become a bit of a
by Julie Fish and Jeanette Liu Girls who receive the Human Papilloma Virus vaccine are no more likely than girls that aren’t vaccinated to be promiscuous, said a recent study released in Pediatrics Journal. The research team from Kaiser Permanent Center for Health Research followed almost 1400 girls over the course of three years to
By Bianca Bykhovsky Ontario pharmacists are now able to give flu shots, prescribe some drugs and refill prescriptions – services previously performed only by doctors. The provincial government announced earlier this week that it would implement the regulation from Bill 179 , said Dennis Darby, CEO of the Ontario Pharmacists. Bill 179, which was passed
By Melinda Warren If you own a cat, the next time you change the litter box you may want to exercise some extra caution. A new study out of the United Kingdom by medical experts says approximately 350,000 people per year are infected there with a disease spread by cats called toxoplasmosis. According to a
By Heather VanAndel and Neetu Thind Cooking a Thanksgiving dinner can be overwhelming but culinary professor, Shonah Chalmers, provides some recipes that even students can pull off. Starting with a holiday favourite, Chalmers shows Humber News how to make a stuffing that will give grandma’s recipe a run for her money. [youtube id=”07Jh5EMLbvc” width=”620″ height=”360″]