Families should be informed if students struggle with mental health at university | Student health

Thank you for your article highlighting the challenges to mental health that many students may face and outlining potential self-help measures (Self-care to support: how to look after your mental health at university, 15 September). Sadly, it came a little too late for my son, who attempted suicide in June. He was supposedly at the … Read more

How do EVs hold up in a crisis?; Airline complaint backlog at all-time high: CBC’s Marketplace cheat sheet

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Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. EV charging stations can’t compete with gas stations in a crisis, driver says Hagen, left, with her boyfriend, Grant, pose for a selfie while their electric vehicle charges in Squamish, B.C. (Grant … Read more

My Running Club, My Everything

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On a Thursday evening in early September, the Upper West Side Run Club met on the steps of the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan. It was 6:30 p.m., and temperatures were hovering in the low 90s. But despite the extreme heat, over 25 people, ranging in age from teens to late 60s, showed … Read more

Vaping linked to higher risk of asthma in teens

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Researchers said that the association found between e-cigarette use and asthma among those who had never smoked conventional tobacco products demonstrates that vaping increases the risk of asthma independently from other tobacco use. Photo by sarahj1/Pixabay New research underscores the harms of e-cigarettes, showing that vaping increases the risk of asthma in teens who have … Read more