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Want to Participate our SmartAPPetite Research Study? Here’s How!

The HEAL is currently looking for high school youth to participate in our SmartAPPetite research study.  SmartAPPetite is a nutrition and healthy living smartphone app that provides users with scientifically valid information on how to eat healthy, and healthy living in general. The project invites high school aged teenagers from 13 to 19 years of age […]

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New HEAL Study: “Reduce Food Waste. Save Money”: Testing a Novel Intervention to Reduce Household Food Waste

A team of researchers led by Paul van der Werf with Jamie Seabrook and Jason Gilliland, published a study entitled: “Reduce Food Waste. Save Money: Testing a Novel Intervention to Reduce Household Food Waste”. Wasting food results in a confluence of negative monetary, environmental, and social impacts. There is substantial academic and societal interest in […]

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New Study Evaluates the Association Between Extreme Heat and Mortality in Urban Southwestern Ontario Using Different Temperature Data Sources

A team of researchers led by Kristin Clemens with Alexandra Ouedraogo, Lihua Li, James Voogt, Jason Gilliland, E. Scott Krayenhoff, Sylvie Leroyer, and Salimah Shariff published a study entitled: “Evaluating the Association Between Extreme Heat and Mortality in Urban Southwestern Ontario Using Different Temperature Data Sources.” With rising global temperatures, there has been increased attention […]

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