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A hand inserts a gluten free sign into a loaf of bread. // Image from Shutterstock

Gluten-free diet is expensive, socially challenging for those with celiac disease and wheat allergy

April 14, 2021 — 
People who have a gluten-related disorder such as the autoimmune condition celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity or wheat allergy have no option but to completely exclude gluten in their diet

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Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions on Indigenous and other racialized people

April 13, 2021 — 
Microaggressions may seem small or 'micro,' but as incessant forms of racism, they can have big impacts on mental health, physical health and social life

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A semi truck drives across the prairie

Creating the most intelligent maps in Prairie history

April 7, 2021 — 
Two engineers are embarking on a novel project to create maps no one has ever seen

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada launches a new project in partnership with UM

March 25, 2021 — 
Aims to increase access to tailored mental health, diet and nutritional care for people living with inflammatory bowel disease

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Early evidence suggests that younger people are at the highest risk of poor mental health outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic. // Canva

COVID-19’s parallel pandemic: Why we need a mental health ‘vaccine’

March 23, 2021 — 
The pandemic’s impact on mental health throughout our society will likely outlive COVID-19

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A waterway in northern Manitoba.

Finding ways to better protect a vital resource on World Water Day

March 22, 2021 — 
On World Water Day, what does water mean to you?

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researcher in field of crops with sensing equipment

Making agricultural ecosystems more sustainable

March 22, 2021 — 
Recognizing ongoing research and initiatives that contribute to advancement of the goal of clean water and sanitation for all

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Woman wearing mask uses laptop for medical appointment. // Image from Pixabay

UM researchers to advance knowledge of COVID-19 impacts and improve health outcomes

March 12, 2021 — 
One year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, additional research is needed to understand and address persistent issues related to COVID-19 and the threat of future coronavirus and other infectious disease outbreaks

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New precision health ‘All for One’ network for the Prairies

March 9, 2021 — 
'Genomics has enormous potential to improve Canadians’ lives and to advance post-pandemic economic recovery'

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There are mounting calls for a boycott of next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing. // AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

2022 Winter Olympics will help Beijing ‘sportwash’ its human rights record

March 8, 2021 — 
'Next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing have become part of the political debate on how the Canadian government should respond to the Chinese government’s treatment of the Uyghurs'

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