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Geographic accessibility to primary care providers: Comparing rural and urban areas in Southwestern Ontario

Geographic accessibility to primary care providers: Comparing rural and urban areas in Southwestern Ontario

Primary care is the level of a health system that provides the first point of access to health related needs and problems, providing person-focused care over time in a continuous and coordinated fashion. Despite having a universal health care system, many Canadians still experience difficulty in accessing primary care services. This paper, authored by Dr. […]

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New Publication: “Reduce Food Waste, Save Money”: Testing a Novel Intervention to Reduce Household Food Waste

The paper “Reduce Food Waste, Save Money”: Testing a Novel Intervention to Reduce Household Food Waste” has been published in the journal Environment & Behavior. This paper is the culmination of Dr. Paul van der Werf’s PhD household food waste research and was strongly supported by Brescia College biostatistician Dr. Jamie Seabrook and supervisor Dr. […]

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How does the built environment relate to preventing cancer? A multidisciplinary scoping review

Globally, the increasing rate of preventable cancers suggests a need to understand how features of the built environment shape exposures to and distributions of cancer risk among various populations. In 2015, cancer was the second most common cause of death globally, with more than 8.5 million attributable fatalities. Estimates would place 45-85% of these cancers […]

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