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|A staggering 20 per cent of Canadian workers don’t take all of their allotted vacation time according to a recent survey. Maybe you are among them. McGill stress expert Dr. Jens Pruessner weighs in on why it is wise for you to take time off now. Read more >>||From commuting to work, to sitting in front of a computer, research shows Canadians spend 75 per cent of their day sitting or reclining. Being sedentary is associated with a 15 to 20 per cent higher risk of heart disease and cancer, and as much as a 90 per cent increased risk of developing diabetes. Here’s how you can counter the negative effects of sitting. Read more >>||We often blame unhealthy eating habits on lack of willpower. Dr. Louise Thibault, registered dietitian and Associate Professor at the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill, says food cravings have little to do with willpower. The real culprit is how we’ve programmed our brain. Learn about the root cause of your cravings and how to stop them. Read more >>|
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|Don't be a slouch! Improve your posture with these quick tips
Bad posture can lead to many aches and pains. Watch this video in which Julie N. Côté, PhD and Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill provides tips on proper posture while working at your computer.
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