Faculty of Health and Social Development
By Nathan Skolski on November 13, 2017
Partnership sets-up university laboratory downtown Kelowna With world diabetes day just around the corner on November 14, UBC Okanagan associate professor Mary Jung wants to help those living with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes create, and more importantly, maintain healthy habits. The developer and researcher has devoted her research career to investigating what makes healthy […]
By Patty Wellborn on October 27, 2017
Every fall UBC’s Okanagan campus hosts Thrive, a weeklong series of events for the university community focused on building positive mental health for everyone.
By Patty Wellborn on October 19, 2017
The UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program is launching a new research program aimed at progressing the research front when it comes to the prevention and management of chronic diseases.
By Nathan Skolski on October 11, 2017
Popular new ketone salts enhance fat burning but impair high-intensity exercise performance
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2017
Ask any parent. Their most important goal is to raise children who are healthy—physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally.
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2017
What’s true for the general population is doubly true for those living with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on September 19, 2017
UBC researchers have determined that efforts to make immigrants feel welcome in small, rural towns often miss the mark—despite the good intentions.
By Nathan Skolski on September 5, 2017
The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, will host a Town Hall at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus this Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.
By Nathan Skolski on August 23, 2017
In the battle of the sexes, new UBC research suggests that men may be stronger physically but women have much greater muscle endurance than their male counterparts.