Health & Wellness
 

January 17, 2022

 
In our first newsletter of the year, our big read takes a look inside medicine’s gender power gap and data from Ontario’s biggest hospitals that illustrate where the barriers are. Also this week, lots of nutrition pieces, including food trends in 2022. As always, plenty of COVID-19 content to catch up on as Omicron continues spreads across the country, and some ways to keep your mental health in tip top shape, for example, read up on why having fun is something to take seriously.

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Power Gap
 
How medicine’s gender power gap sets up women for unequal pay and less prestigious jobs
 

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How medicine’s gender power gap sets up women for unequal pay and less prestigious jobs
 

Robyn Doolittle and Chen Wang

 
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nutrition
 
From more plant-based products to low-proof tipples, look for these food and nutrition trends in 2022
 

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  From more plant-based products to low-proof tipples, look for these food and nutrition trends in 2022
 

Leslie Beck

 
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What is the Mediterranean ‘diet’? Here’s what to know about the healthy eating plan in 2022
 

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What is the Mediterranean ‘diet’? Here’s what to know about the healthy eating plan in 2022
 

Leslie Beck

 
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  What is the best way to track my food intake?
 

Leslie Beck

 
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  From superfoods to the gut microbiome, here are some nutrition takeaways from 2021
 

Leslie Beck

 
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Senior's health
 
The global population is growing older, faster, than anyone expected. Canada must be ready
 

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The global population is growing older, faster, than anyone expected. Canada must be ready
 

John Ibbitson and Darrell Bricker

 
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features
 
Chronic pain gains new recognition by WHO, but getting treatment remains an obstacle
 

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Chronic pain gains new recognition by WHO, but getting treatment remains an obstacle
 

Zosia Bielski

 
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mental health
 
Science writer Catherine Price explains why having fun is something to take seriously
 

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  Science writer Catherine Price explains why having fun is something to take seriously
 

Gayle MacDonald

 
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  Burnout may be the biggest issue leaders face in 2022 - it is time to embrace patience
 

Harvey Schachter

 
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With nightlife banned, I realize how vital dancing is for my well-being
 

Cali Platek

 
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Are we done self-improving yet?
 

Amitha Kalaichandran

 
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  Foundation borrows from artist Robert Bateman, encourages mental health recovery through art
 

Marsha Lederman

 
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children's health
 
School closings during the COVID-19 pandemic are having a detrimental effect on students and families, research shows
 

JONATHAN HAYWARD/The Canadian Press

School closings during the COVID-19 pandemic are having a detrimental effect on students and families, research shows
 

Erin Anderssen

 
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Virtual mental-health services help Canadian universities support students during pandemic
 

DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press

Virtual mental-health services help Canadian universities support students during pandemic
 

Raven Smith-Grange

 
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COVID-19
 
When will COVID end? The pandemic might feel endless – but there are reasons to remain hopeful
 

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  When will COVID end? The pandemic might feel endless – but there are reasons to remain hopeful
 

Ian Brown

 
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  Canada’s collective response to Omicron? Chaos and confusion
 

Gary Mason

 
National affairs columnist
 
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Hospital COVID-19 cases rising in Ontario, Quebec due to Omicron; B.C., Alberta preparing for return to school
 

Robyn Doolittle and Jeffrey Jones

 
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  Most provinces ignore calls to fast-track COVID-19 booster shots for teachers
 

Caroline Alphonso

 
Education Reporter
 
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