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
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?
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
With school over and little else to do, streaming services have been a godsend. Coronavirus has had us cooped up indoors for well over a month and we've been working through our "To Watch" fast. If you're also running out of things to watch, this list is for you. Keep reading to see the shows… Continue reading What We’re Streaming
USask is dedicated to supporting the holistic wellbeing of its students, staff, and faculty. But how does that look during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Be Well at USask podcast highlights the many wellness initiatives happening at USask. Every week Peter Hedley, our Director of Student Affairs and Services, talks with members from campus groups about… Continue reading Be Well At USask Podcast
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
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?
Spaghetti 250g of spaghetti 3L of water 1 tsp of salt 1 tbsp of cooking oil Hamburger 1 tbsp of cooking oil 1 lb of hamburger 1 cup of onions, chopped Sauce 1 can of cream of mushroom soup 1 can of tomato soup 1/2 cup of water 1 tsp of seasoned salt (or make… Continue reading Spaghetti Bake
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
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