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An Overview of the HEALYAC’s Interactive Webinar!

On Friday, April 16th the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) along with the HEAL Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC) held a webinar on the Impact of COVID-19 on adolescent’s wellbeing and health-related habits.  The webinar featured presentations from Dr. Gina Martin and Dr. Kendra Nelson Ferguson, showcasing quantitative and qualitative findings from the HEAL’s QuaranTEENing research study. Findings from the research indicated that although […]

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Check out these new posts on the FRESHER blog!

The Food Retail Environment Study for Health and Economic Resiliency (FRESHER) is a pilot study of the effects of COVID-19 on restaurants, fast food outlets, grocery stores, cafes, bars, pubs, and alcohol retail stores in Ontario, across all types of communities. The FRESHER blog is the place to find insights about the industry from the […]

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New HEAL Study Reviews Gender, Socioeconomic Status, and Ethnic Background Considerations Reported in Active School Travel Intervention Studies

A team of researchers led by Alina Medeiros, Adrian Buttazzoni, Stephanie E. Coen, Andrew F. Clark, Katherine Wilson, and Jason Gilliland published a study entitled: “Review of Gender, Socioeconomic Status, and Ethnic Background Considerations Reported in Active School Travel Intervention Studies.” Trends over the last half century have shown that fewer children today are engaging […]

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