In Canada and around the world, issues involving human health and the delivery of healthcare cut across a wide range of social, political and scientific perspectives.
While conducting my PhD thesis, I spent several summers working before dawn on a subalpine meadow at the Valentine Easter Sierra Reserve (VESR).
To walk through a forest with conservationist Jim Robb (BSc, 1978) is to be given a first-class education.
In the basement of the Science Research Building at the University of Toronto Scarborough, behind a heavy steel door and surrounded by several feet of reinforced concrete, sit two hulking gods.
In the wake of sensationalized media reports over the past year, the term “bath salts” has taken on a whole new meaning.
Osteoporosis is known as the “silent thief.” It slowly robs people of their bone mass and density, and there are few symptoms until a catastrophic fracture occurs.
Around the world, increasing concern has come to focus on the health gaps between the rich and the poor. Much research has identified a strong relationship between material advantage and health – a phenomenon now known as the “social gradient” in health.
With her passing in 2010, the iconic Canadian painter and educator Doris McCarthy bequeathed over 200 major artworks and her personal and artistic archives to the Doris McCarthy Gallery (DMG) at UTSC.
This past summer, Professor Franco J. Vaccarino was appointed to a second five-year term as principal of UTSC and vice-president of the University of Toronto. The new term, which began on July 1, 2012, expires on June 30, 2017.
“Healthy” and “happy”—these words go hand in hand. Indeed, a growing body of medical and psychological evidence shows strong, mechanistic links between happiness and health.