Douglas Todd: ‘Silent crisis’ of male suicide getting worse across Canada

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:53:57 +0000

Analysis: The hidden epidemic of male suicide is growing worse, intersecting with opioid overdoses and the pandemic

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COVID-19: Two-thirds of B.C. youth struggling with mental health during the pandemic, new research shows

Credit to Author: Lori Culbert| Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 13:00:14 +0000

New research by B.C. Children’s Hospital shows two-thirds of children in B.C. reported having mood swings, anxiety or suicidal thoughts during the pandemic, up from just one-third before the arrival of COVID-19.

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Pregnancy increases odds of serious COVID complications, including needing hospital, ICU

Credit to Author: Susan Lazaruk| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 04:02:22 +0000

Lead researcher Dr. Deborah Money at UBC said she would like to see pregnant women moved up in the priority queue for vaccines because of the increased risk for serious disease

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Thunberg, Henry to receive honorary degrees from UBC

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 15:37:32 +0000

UBC president Santa J. Ono said provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and international climate activist Greta Thunberg have served as ‘leading voices’ in the midst of two of the most significant crises the world has faced: the global pandemic and the climate emergency.

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