By Christine Zeindler on March 31, 2021
The arrival of spring and Easter is often celebrated with egg-containing delicacies and all-things chocolate.
By Christine Zeindler on March 3, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all Canadians, but isolated older persons have been especially hard hit over the past year.
By Christine Zeindler on February 10, 2021
UBC Okanagan faculty put their hearts into research and teaching. To mark Valentine’s Day, they are highlighting their expertise on matters of the heart—from what makes it tick to how to keep the emotions pumping.
Posted in News Features | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Christine Zeindler on February 2, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Social Work Mental Health Clinic is offering virtual counselling and mental health services to support children and youth during COVID-19.
By Christine Zeindler on October 28, 2020
Like so many other areas of life, Halloween festivities may look a little different this year in the midst of COVID-19. As health authorities ask people to take precautions and parents grapple with what is safe for their children, one thing remains constant: Kids love candy.
By Christine Zeindler on October 21, 2020
How can anti-Black racism be addressed in our society? One way is through education.
Posted in Media Advisory
By Christine Zeindler on September 30, 2020
Breast is still best for babies, even during a pandemic, according to one UBC Okanagan nursing professor and women’s health expert.
By Christine Zeindler on September 29, 2020
Letting nature take its course may be the best advice for nursing mothers, according to researchers from UBC Okanagan. Their findings show taking fish oil supplements while nursing may not be beneficial and may even negatively impact babies’ immunity.
By Christine Zeindler on September 2, 2020
The last long weekend of the summer is approaching and many will seek refuge in nature. However, this doesn’t bring comfort to all. Conservationists and border communities on provincial and national parks are concerned about increased visits and cavalier attitudes toward protected spaces.
By Christine Zeindler on June 30, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan aims to improve the efficiency and cost associated with charging electric vehicles.