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‘WATER FASTING’ DIET SPARKS CONCERNS AMONGST EATING DISORDER SPECIALISTS

A worrying new diet craze is sweeping social media under the hashtag #waterfast – but don’t try it, it’s potentially extremely dangerous. The controversial “water fasting” diet does what it says on the tin, which, as you can imagine, doesn’t include a

Drug for UBC student’s rare blood disorder covered in other provinces

There are growing calls for the B.C. government to fund a drug that could save a young university student’s life, and which is already covered in other parts of Canada. Shantee Anaquod suffers from atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, a rare autoimmune

Bipolar Disorder Risky For Pregnant Women

Pregnant women with a history of bipolar disorder in the family or self have higher risk for developing postpartum psychosis, according to a new study. Postpartum psychosis mostly stems from bipolar disorder and increases the risk for a mother harming or