health

Sleep Deprived

     It is no surprise that a night without enough sleep can lead to a groggy morning, but that is not the only thing that can happen when the body needs more sleep. There are more frightening effects to sleep deprivation, if a person is deprived of sleep it can lead to emotional and physical problems. Research over the years has shown that people can be physically and psychologically damaged from not getting enough sleep.

Crohn’s disease; An Invisible illness

Many diseases have symptoms that are visible to the eye like cancer, Parkinson or muscular dystrophy. The people who are affected by these diseases tend to be noticed by the population and attract unwanted stares. Although these people can fell like they are being pitied or judged, having a visible disease has its advantages or may I say, having an invisible disease has its disadvantages.

Choking on Particles

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Air pollution in China is not a new issue yet it is a growing one. On December 9th 2015, Beijing saw its “first-ever 72-hour pollution red alert” because of the high level of micro-particles found in the air, that is 600 on the Air Quality Index. The reported level must be less than 25 to be considered as non-dangerous. In his article in Discovery News “China Pollution: How Bad Can the Air Get?”, Patrick J.

Learn and Be Happy

Do happiness and education correlate. Yes, as I presented in my last blog post, they do. This time, I look at what education is and what exactly the definition of happiness is. Of course, both of these topics are very broad, but here are a couple of very brief definitions.   
 

Microbeads, Major Problems

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An article by Ada Carr discusses the effect plastic microbeads have on our environment and health

Bad Fats, Good Fats

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If you are a person that takes care of his health, you might often check the nutrition facts on the product that you’re thinking about purchasing. And if you’re on a diet, you might go with the product that has the least amount of fats. But is it beneficial?

 

Promotion of Obesity: A Harsh Reality

***Disclaimer: I am, in no shape or form, promoting the bashing of people who suffer from obesity, or those who have insecurities about their bodies. My aim is to provide a factual and ethical view of what needs to be done in order to reduce and prevent obesity. ***

Sickness and Youth: How volunteering at The Children's Hospital can help brighten a child's day

I will be volunteering with sick children, along side my friend Laurence Poitras, at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.  

Youth Helping Youth

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In a very recent article published on Canberra Times, a young adult in Australia is doing remarkable efforts to help sick children. James Harrington, who is known by his friends as Jimmy, is a 20 year old who has decided to walk 16,000 km around Australia raising money for The Brainchild Foundation

 

Caloric Imbalance and Public Health Policy

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Guillaume Martel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        01/04/14

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