Considerable exposure to sugary drinks combined with a lack of water fountains in high schools are likely important contributors to increased consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, a new study from the University of Waterloo has found.
Young people between the ages of 15 and 30 living with a chronic illness are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their healthy peers, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo will work to strengthen health care for older Canadians living with frailty with a new $2.6-million grant from the Canadian Frailty Network.
The money will fund a project that will give primary health-care providers in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta access to efficient screening tools to quickly identify patients who may be at risk for frailty. It will also give health-care providers access to an online platform to initiate referrals and co-ordinate care with other providers.
The School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS) at the University of Waterloo and Public Health Ontario (PHO), announce a one-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity to commence no later than September 1, 2017. This fellowship is made possible by CIHR’s new “Training Modernization Program”.
On Monday, May 8, the School of Public Health and Health Systems celebrated its 40th anniversary with a public lecture featuring the Honourable Anne McLellan, former minister of justice and head of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation. A recording of the public lecture is now available.