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HEAL Students go to Montreal for Canadian Public Health Association

HEAL students Leah Taylor (Centre; MA student, Geography), Bridget Irwin (Right, MSc student, Epidemiology & Biostatistics) and Paige Colley (Left, PhD student in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences) were in Montreal from May 28th to June 1st, 2018 to participate in the annual Canadian Public Health Association Conference. Congratulations to Leah and Bridget, who received travel awards from the CIHR-Institute of Population […]

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Children and Nature: Linking Accessibility of Natural Environments and Children’s Health-Related Quality of Life

A new article, Children and Nature: Linking Accessibility of Natural Environments and Children’s Health-Related Quality of Life, conducted by HEAL Researchers Suzanne Tillmann (lead author), Dr. Andrew Clark and Dr. Jason Gilliland examines the relationship between accessibility to natural environments and children’s health related quality of life in urban, suburban, and rural communities. The data used for […]

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Retail Food Environments in Recreation Settings

Ellen Gregg, RD, Region of Waterloo, presents Addressing the Retail Food Environment in Recreation Settings in Southwestern Ontario. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation. Audio only:

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