University of Calgary

Arthritis & Rheumatism

How the obesity epidemic is taking a toll on our bones and joints

Deb Baranec wasn't always obese. As a teenager, she carried a few extra pounds but managed it by being active. Her weight crept up, however, and by the time she suffered her first knee injury while skiing at the age of 27, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows 33% of workers at homeless shelters suffer PTSD

It's probably no surprise that many people who experience homelessness have experienced trauma in their lives. However, a new study led by the University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work shows that a surprisingly large number ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Five myths about mental health you might still believe

Mental health affects everyone in the workplace in some way—whether we know someone struggling, or have struggled ourselves. But, despite its commonality, the stigma and myths attached to mental health still keep staff ...

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