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Jan. 19, 2017 New guidelines may reduce heart failure complications in long-term care homes

Communication lapses during shift changes, limited staff training, and inadequate specialist support can lead to misdiagnosis and complications in long-term care (LTC) residents with heart failure, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging. 

Oct. 27, 2016 School of Public Health and Health Systems encourages university and wider community to embrace Meatless Mondays

The School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS) announced its support of the global Meatless Mondays initiative. Meatless Mondays is a means of encouraging plant-based choices, one day each week.


 

July 11, 2016 University of Waterloo awarded more than $8 million to study impact of e-cigarette policies

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have been awarded a grant of $8.8 million from the U.S. National Cancer Institute to evaluate the public-health impact of government policies to regulate tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products.