Category Archives: Life

Breast cancer awareness bus rolling across Ontario Life

By Neetu Thind A bright-pink tour bus is offering a ride that can save lives. The Pink Tour Bus is giving a new spin to breast cancer awareness by taking the information directly to women, Kathleen Gotts, senior manager of health communication with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, told Humber News. The bus was most

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South Korean men use makeup for workplace success Life

by Jeanette Liu Women aren’t the only ones lining up to purchase makeup behind the cosmetic checkout line anymore. According to a recent Euromonitor International report, men from South Korea have taken on the practice of meticulously contouring their cheekbones and dusting their noses to flawless perfection, too. “Image is something all employers look for,

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Access to health care declines as poverty rises Life

by Jeanette Liu University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana school of public health will be holding their fifth annual health conference later this week. The student run event entitled Health, Austerity and Affluence, will create a forum for academics, field leaders and organizations to talk about how access to healthcare has been compromised by the widening

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SARS-like virus under investigation Life

By Melinda Warren The World Health Organization is monitoring a respiratory disease outbreak in Saudi Arabia that stems from the same family as severe acute respiratory syndrome, better known as SARS. There have been two confirmed cases of the virus and it is suspected there is a third, according to a release from the Health

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Silent Spring marks 50 years Life

Groundbreaking environmental book still relevant 50 years later Elton Hobson and Lisa Gillan This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring; the book which is credited with kicking off the modern environmental movement. A special presentation was hosted at the University of Toronto’s Trinity College on Monday night  to

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Student’s beef with HSF gets contraception on insurance plan Life

By Briar Hopley Student’s voices have made a difference in this year’s student insurance plan. Humber Student’s Federation said the addition of contraceptives to Humber’s Flexible Insurance Plan was a direct result of  last year’s Got Beef campaign. “It’s a very positive outcome from the Got Beef, if not one of the strongest results from

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