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New publication: The association between alcohol outlet accessibility and adverse birth outcomes: A retrospective cohort study

A new article, The association between alcohol outlet accessibility and adverse birth outcomes: A retrospective cohort study, led by HEAL Faculty Associate Dr Jamie Seabrook examines the relationship between proximity and density of alcohol outlets and risk for low birth weight (LBW: <2,500 grams) and preterm birth (PTB: <37 weeks gestational age). Alcohol outlet accessibility […]

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HEAL helps Huron County understand food needs

Geography Professor Jason Gilliland and his team from the Human Environments Analysis Lab (HEAL) are collaborating with the Huron County Food Bank Distribution Centre and the Huron County Health Unit to better understand the problem of food insecurity in rural Huron County.  The HEAL team, which also included Geography MSc student Angela Piaskoski and HEAL […]

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HEAL Researchers Collaborating To Improve Rural Food Security

HEAL Team members Dr Jason Gilliland and MSc student Angela Piaskoski were at the Huron County Food Bank Distribution Centre (HCFBDC) in Centralia, Ontario today to participate in an Open House and public recognition event to report on the findings from a community-based research project which was funded through a SEED grant from the Ontario […]

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