Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Majority of teenagers need food safety education

Teenager at food prepping station with vegetables

A new study from the University of Waterloo highlights a low level of awareness in youth around the proper precautions that need to be taken when it comes to handling food.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Beverage industry capitalizing on countries with fewer health regulations

Beverage vending machine

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.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Restraint and confinement still an everyday practice in mental health settings

Providers of mental-health services still rely on intervention techniques such as physical restraint and confinement to control some psychiatric hospital patients, a practice which can cause harm to both patients and care facilities, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo

Friday, May 23, 2014

Canadian Cancer Society honours Waterloo professor for research excellence

The Canadian Cancer Society presented a professor from the University of Waterloo with its Award for Excellence in Cancer Research for his pioneering work in cancer prevention.

Professor David Hammond, of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Waterloo, is the recipient of the William E. Rawls Prize for the remarkable impact he has made at an early stage in his career. The prize is given to a young investigator whose work has led to important advances in cancer control within the past decade.