Posts Tagged ‘workplace health’

Cold/Flu Season is Upon Us

Posted by: | October 27, 2010

Yes, it’s that time of year again. No, not Halloween! It’s cold and flu season! Trust me, I would know. I’m down with a cold right now, and I’m coordinating flu clinics for UBC staff and faculty (free, but you’d better register!). Last year this time was a crazy life for me because H1N1 was runniung […]

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Health Hero: Finding a Healthy Balance

Posted by: | October 27, 2010

by Jennifer St.Onge The graduate student life can be an amazing, rewarding experience, but it can also be very stressful, so finding a healthy balance is a challenge. Like many grad students, in addition to conducting research I’m also an employee of UBC as a Teaching Assistant (TA). My role as both student and UBC […]

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October’s Health Hero: Setting the Wheels in Motion

Posted by: | October 5, 2010

By Nicci Bartley I work in cancer prevention research at the School of Population and Public Health, which means that I spend my days researching ways to encourage people to be healthier. The Healthy Workplace Initiatives Program funding offered through the Department of Health, Safety and Environment provided me with a great opportunity to practice […]

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September’s Health Hero: Those Who Are Taking The Steps

Posted by: | September 7, 2010

“This is your life. No one else’s.” This is the phrase that spurred Mahara to action about her health after years of avoidance. Mahara’s doctor had been telling her to lose weight for quite a while,  but she had heard it all before. It was only when she changed doctors and heard the same thing, […]

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Me and My Pretty Black Lung at Work

Posted by: | August 18, 2010

I have to put out a public apology to my colleagues for hacking out my lungs at the office. It’s not a pretty sound and I know it’s been driving them a little nuts.  There’s something going around right now and I got it as a gift from my best friend and my Mom for […]

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Food of the Month

Oranges Every month, the Healthy UBC Blog highlights a locally available food, and gives you a recipe or two to try out.  This month, read all about mandarin oranges, rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, fibre and folate.

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