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New publication: 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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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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