Antidepressants are a lifeline for millions of people across North America and the world. In fact, venlafaxine—one of the most prescribed antidepressants—features among the top five most-consumed drugs by Canadians 25–64 years of age. And as COVID-19 measures have taken

Scientific innovation is rapidly advancing in one direction; key elements of human behavioral response are going in the opposite direction. Old and now new segments of populations unwilling to get vaccinated are expanding. We used to have anti-vaxxers a.k.a. anti-vac

We often hear how Brazil’s deforestation crisis threatens its major ecosystems and the people who live in them. That’s an undeniable truth. But, even as the country lost 2.7 million hectares (6.6 million acres) of tree cover in 2019 alone, regenerating forests

According to Chef, Food Activist Tom Colicchio and Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari “We can end hunger in America. We just haven’t had the political will to do it,” write James Beard Award-winning chef Tom Colicchio and Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari

A new UN report finds that countries’ emissions-reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement are falling far short of what’s needed to prevent the most dangerous impacts of climate change. It is imperative that countries that have not yet submitted their plans deliver much

From the very early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, public, private and university researchers have been working to develop vaccines. There are now ten such vaccines being administered worldwide, with Russian and Chinese governments producing public sector-led versions, Oxford University

Vegan Diet and Kids Nutrition in childhood plays a crucial role in the quality of health in the long run later in life. Is a vegan diet safe for children? This question might raise concern for young parents as we all

Why human and planetary health need to be tackled alongside each other Humans have messed with the natural environment – and it is firing back. What sounds like a catchy summary of an apocalyptic action movie is already a reality, one

After the award-winning 2014 Cowspiracy documentary funded by Leonardo di Caprio and the 2017 What The Health film, now we have from the same people Seaspiracy - out on Netflix since 24 March 2021. Cowspiracy argued that animal farming is

Humor is a coping mechanism and an important part of both mental and physical health and we need it now more than ever. And in honor of April Fool’s Day, celebrated in many places around the world, it is timely

This is the second article in the series “Our Sustainable Future”. The first article is here. The author is a filmmaker who lives in the U.K. and she records for us how she became a “conscious consumer”, with a new

The on-going pandemic has brought changes in social behavior. Lockdowns of virtually every type of gathering place, stay-at-home measures instituted to combat the spread of the virus, have forced many families and couples to live in much closer and continual

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