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Dr. Mariana Brussoni – Public Lecture

Dr. Mariana Brussoni – Public Lecture

Dr. Mariana Brussoni from the University of British Columbia and the BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit presents ‘Rethinking risk: The importance of outdoor risky play for children’s health’ The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation. The conference version of […]

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Risk Factors & Birth Outcomes Associated With Teenage Pregnancy

A new HEAL study is shedding light on the challenges faced by pregnant teens despite falling rates of teenage pregnancy. The study found that teenage pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of socioeconomic disadvantage, mental health problems and substance use during pregnancy, but is largely unrelated to adverse birth outcomes in SWO. “Unfortunately, declining […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Dr. Richard Sadler

Dr. Richard Sadler from Michigan State University shares his graduate experience, research, and role as a current HEAL Faculty Associate. Dr. Richard Sadler completed his PhD in Geography with Dr. Jason Gilliland in the HEAL in 2013. During his studies with the HEAL, Dr. Sadler examined food access and alternative food systems with a focus […]

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