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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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Inner-city sports program scores big results

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

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Motherboard: Universal Basic Income Is the Path to an Entirely New Economic System

June 26, 2017 — 
Fully automated luxury communism

Six new Canada Research Chairs, two renewed

May 12, 2017 — 
'Leading crucial investigations into a wide-range of problems our society is facing'

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Globe and Mail: How to improve Indigenous health? Address jurisdictional disputes

May 9, 2017 — 
Josée Lavoie, a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and director of the Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, at the University of Manitoba, wrote an article for the Globe and Mail


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Made in Manitoba research

March 28, 2017 — 
Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Awards and Lecture takes place on April 6

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Old Basic Science gives way to planned green space

March 10, 2017 — 
After 96 years of university life, a building on the Bannatyne campus has faded to green. The demolition of the Old Basic Science building, also known as T-Building, has just been completed.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Study looks at sex work in conflict zone

January 12, 2017 — 
CIHR funded study is designed to understand how the consequences of conflict, migration and disrupted health services affect risk in the context of HIV and other viruses.

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$2.4 million in research funding for new and renewed research chairs

December 9, 2016 — 
Two new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) have been awarded to University of Manitoba and a third has been renewed

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Free Press: Why a flu shot is important, op-ed

December 8, 2016 — 
Vaccination decisions are a touchy subject for many people, so here’s a snapshot of recent research to consider and why I choose to continue to vaccinate myself and my family every year.


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