Health

Commuting - bad for your health?

A mobile workforce can help improve a country's economy but the effects of commuting on the health of commuters and on the costs to industry in terms of sick days is largely unknown. From a commuter's point of view, the advantages ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Chinese city locked down as virus kills abroad

China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far from the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll soared to 304 and the first fatality outside the country was reported in the Philippines.

Health

Exercise helps us to eat a healthy diet

A healthy diet and the right amount of exercise are key players in treating and preventing obesity but we still know little about the relationship both factors have with each other. A new study now reveals that an increase ...

Health

Feeling stressed? Bike to work

New research from Concordia's John Molson School of Business (JMSB) has found that cycling can help reduce stress and improve your work performance.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bus, tram passengers warned to keep germs to themselves

You are six times more likely to end up at the doctors with an acute respiratory infection (ARI) if you have recently used a bus or tram — but those who use buses or trams daily might well be somewhat protected compared ...

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