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What to Consider Before Starting Immunotherapy Injections for Allergies

Immunotherapy injections (Allergy shots), are used to decrease the response to specific allergens. Allergies can’t be “cured” but you can significantly decrease your symptoms when exposed to an allergen with immunotherapy injections. Some considerations before starting immunotherapy include: The Cost Most allergy serum can be quite expensive. Some health plans may cover a portion of… Continue reading What to Consider Before Starting Immunotherapy Injections for Allergies

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What Does The Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan Mean To Me?

The Saskatchewan five phase plan to re-open the province began May 4 2020. The focus of this plan is to make sure Saskatchewan residents are kept safe and healthy, as well that businesses that have been affected by COVID-19 pandemic will be supported and able to survive. Premier Scott Moe advises “We have to find… Continue reading What Does The Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan Mean To Me?

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Students Helping Students: Be Well at USask Podcast

Two of our staff members were invited to be on the Be Well at Usask Podcast. The podcast is hosted by Peter Hedley, Director of Student Services, who talks with members of our campus community about the resources and initiatives helping the wellbeing of student, staff, and faculty. "In this episode of ‘Be Well at… Continue reading Students Helping Students: Be Well at USask Podcast

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Supporting Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

        Intimate partner violence can happen to anyone. It happens in relationships between heterosexual couples, same sex couples and can be directed toward both men and women.  Right now we're in the middle of a pandemic and most people have no choice but to stay at home. This is an especially difficult… Continue reading Supporting Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Our Environment?

Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, countries worldwide have closed industries, transport networks and businesses in order to control the spread. An unanticipated consequence has been a dramatic drop in air pollution. When China enforced strict lockdowns and factory closures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, cities like Shanghai and Beijing have had the… Continue reading How Has COVID-19 Impacted Our Environment?

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15 Online Games to Play With Friends During Quarantine

1. Secret Hitler One of my new favourites. Like the card game Werewolf but with a political twist.  https://secrethitler.io/  Free 2. Spaceteam Looking to get rowdy? Developers describe Spaceteam as a "cooperative shouting game." Sounds strange, but players have been raving about it. Over 60 000 users gave Spaceteam 4.6/5 stars on Google Play. Free… Continue reading 15 Online Games to Play With Friends During Quarantine

Healthy Lifestyles

Social Distancing with Roommates: Tips to Keep Everyone Safe

Talk with your roommates It’s a strange time and many of us aren’t used to enforcing a 2 meter personal bubble. Starting a conversation can help ease the awkwardness. Talk to them about what’s going on and what social distancing could look like in your living situation. Obviously, this will be easier for some than… Continue reading Social Distancing with Roommates: Tips to Keep Everyone Safe