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HEAL awarded CIHR’s Health Effects of Vaping Catalyst Grants

HEAL awarded CIHR’s Health Effects of Vaping Catalyst Grants

Increasing evidence of harms associated with vaping has led the Government of Canada to identify youth vaping as a major public health concern. While medical research helps to discover how vaping is linked to these harms, research is needed to understand the social and environmental factors influencing the rapid rise of vaping among teens in […]

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Generation Vape: HEAL youth advisory council bring a youth voice to the conversation

On March 10, 2020, representatives from the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC) presented at Generation Vape: The new era of lung injury, in partnership with researchers and clinicians from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. The event provided an opportunity for the community to learn from clinical and youth experts about the health effects of […]

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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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