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Mar. 24, 2017 Remembering Fran Allard

With sadness, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences announces that Fran Allard, retired professor in the Department of Kinesiology, died on Tuesday, March 21.

Dec. 29, 2016 Omega-3 supplements can prevent childhood asthma Professor Ken Stark takes a sample of blood to determine the levels of omega-3 fatty acids.


Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study from the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood (COPSAC) and the University of Waterloo.

Dec. 23, 2016 Remembering Mike Sharratt

Michael (Mike) Sharratt, distinguished professor emeritus, former dean of applied health sciences and president of the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, died on Friday, December 23, 2016.