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Guelph doctor says sticking to permanent Daylight Saving Time could be problematic

Guelph doctor says sticking to permanent Daylight Saving Time could be problematic

Dr. Tami Martino agrees with a private members bill to stick to one time year-round, but suggests staying on winter time could benefit our health
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Professor encourages you to do a little research this Earth Day

BEYOND LOCAL: Professor encourages you to do a little research this Earth Day

An expert says there are many things that trick us into thinking we're helping the environment, but a little research can change that
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Banning leggings would be policing women's bodies, professor says

BEYOND LOCAL: Banning leggings would be policing women's bodies, professor says

Leggings on women challenge all kinds of conventions about how they take up space with their strong and active bodies
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> New global testing standards will force countries to revisit academic rankings

BEYOND LOCAL: New global testing standards will force countries to revisit academic rankings

Policy-makers must remember that the social consequences of a test are just as important as the test’s content
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Law professors call Ford's cuts to legal aid for refugees racist, xenophobic

ONTARIO: Law professors call Ford's cuts to legal aid for refugees racist, xenophobic

In a political dispute with Ottawa, Doug Ford’s Ontario government has stopped funding legal aid for refugee claimants
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Screen time could actually make us more active

BEYOND LOCAL: Screen time could actually make us more active

Smartphones make great citizen research tools. We take them everywhere and they have the functions to sense, share and mobilize data between consenting citizens
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> All the ways A.I can help with faster, more accurate diagnoses

BEYOND LOCAL: All the ways A.I can help with faster, more accurate diagnoses

As machine learning progresses, its applications include faster, more accurate medical diagnoses
<b>CANADA:</b> Greater mental health funding could better combat opioid crisis, expert says

CANADA: Greater mental health funding could better combat opioid crisis, expert says

Policy-makers focus thus far has largely been on the over-prescription of opioids
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How can we decrease rates of med school burnout?

BEYOND LOCAL: How can we decrease rates of med school burnout?

Canadian medical students graduate with up to $200,000 in debt, leading to stress, anxiety and depression
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Would you ever try lab-grown meat?

BEYOND LOCAL: Would you ever try lab-grown meat?

Appleton Meats in Vancouver wants to create a beef burger without cows