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Development of a Teen-Informed Coding Tool to Measure the Power of Food Advertisements

The food-related information environment, comprised of food and beverage advertising within one’s surroundings, is a growing concern for adolescent health given that food marketing disproportionately targets adolescents. Despite strong public interest concerning the effects of food marketing on child health, there is limited evidence focused on outdoor food advertising in relation to teenage diets, food […]

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Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards

In this video, Michael and Chantelle from TNC/SEAS program present on Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards: Inspiring the next generation of leaders and stewards. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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HEAL youth advisory council calls to prohibit vaping in schools

London’s youth are troubled by the rising prevalence of vaping in public schools and are calling on local, provincial and federal governments to do something about it. The HEAL Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC) from London, Ontario informs youth-related health research conducted by the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) at Western University. It represents the diverse […]

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