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Community Health Sciences News Archive

Lake scene. Photo credit: Cheryl Foster

Faculty of Arts

Graduate students are Rising Up

March 2, 2018 — 
On March 9 and 10, the Native Studies Graduate Students Association will host the third annual Rising Up conference featuring close to 100 scholars from around the world discussing Indigenous knowledge and research in Indigenous studies.

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Vox: We need new ways of treating depression

February 26, 2018 — 
'I searched out other radical experiments with different kinds of social and psychological antidepressants, often in unexpected places.'


a stethoscope wraps around the globe

Canada’s global health role, a scientific rundown

February 23, 2018 — 
U of M professor partakes in The Lancet's special series on Canada

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Dr. Josée Lavoie at the Jan. 26, 2018 announcement.

$9.7M investment in innovative health research

January 26, 2018 — 
Manitoba researchers receive funding to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Birth in community or travel for C-section?

December 12, 2017 — 
Family medicine researcher working to help moms deliver babies in their communities.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Who goes to the doctor, where and why?

November 23, 2017 — 
U of M study finds many Manitobans choose to see a family doctor or nurse practitioner who is not located close to their home

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Looking after each other, SSHRC grants empowering communities through research

November 15, 2017 — 
'All innovation is inherently social, which means the social sciences and humanities are especially important in this time of rapid change'

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

This November, grow a mo’ – but get moving, too!

November 14, 2017 — 
Family physicians encourage men to focus on movement, not just moustaches

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A 2011 literature review commissioned by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services found that while the number of university students living with mental illnesses continues to grow, more students are starting to come forward to seek help. // Photo from iStock

The Conversation: Foster care damages the health of mothers

November 6, 2017 — 
'We found that among mothers who had a child taken into care, the number of mothers with depression, anxiety and substance use diagnoses was much higher in the years after their children were placed'

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inner-city sports program scores big results

July 17, 2017 — 
SWISH basketball helps kids stay safe and have fun

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