Tag: health

McGill University Health Centre Finds Cures for Life-Threatening Dairy Allergies

For children with severe food allergies, mealtime can be the most challenging part of the day.  Families with young children who have allergies are especially affected, as parents must constantly worry about what their children are eating. Recent results out of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) offer newfound hope […]

Standing Desks: Working While Standing Shown to Improve Cognitive Functioning

Standing desks are the latest employee wellness innovation to sweep through workplaces. While student life is typically more active than that of the nine to five grind, the majority of McGill students are familiar with the pains—mental and physical—of sitting down to study for hours at a time, seldom standing […]

Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert promotes health and environment-conscious food companies

Despite the longstanding association between Montreal and artery clogging foods, such as poutine or tire d’érable, the Montreal “Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert” showcased the slightly more toned underbelly of Montreal food culture.  The exposition took place at Place-des-Armes between March 11 and 13, and featured 250 companies, including […]

Beating the midterm blues

Falling leaves and changing colours illustrate the transition into autumn. They also mark the beginning of midterm season.  Stress levels in McGill students tend to skyrocket during this time.  In order to combat this, McGill Mental Health Services (MMHS) has implemented a number of initiatives to aid students in coping […]