Working in collaboration with key players in sustainable urban development, Dr. Yan Kestens is leading a team of public health, urban studies and geography experts studying the impact of major infrastructure investments in four Canadian cities. [ Ow.ly Link ]
The MUSE Team: Building on scientific evidence to respond to 21st century urban health and equity challenges. [ Cihr-irsc.gc.ca Link ]
Good Health
New app helps families eat more fruits and veggies!
New app helps families eat more fruits and veggies

Healthy eating counts!

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Making progress towards discovering a vaccine against one of the most serious health threats of our time: HIV/AIDS
Making progress towards discovering a vaccine against one of the most serious

Canadian researcher wins grant to explore promising HIV vaccine candidate - CIHR

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Congratulations to the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS !
Interviews before the CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes ceremony last night !
Angela Bladon
Alison Emo
Kimberly Taylor-Strecker
Gold Leaf Awards Ceremony
Kimberly Taylor-Strecker
Tracy Gomez
Baby Health Tips
Gold Leaf Awards - Prix feuille d'or
Tonight, watch the CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes ceremony here live !
Tonight watch the CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes ceremony here live
New University of Calgary research reveals link between depressive symptoms in pregnant moms and brain development in babies.
New University of Calgary research reveals link between depressive symptoms in pregnant

'Baby blues' shouldn't be brushed away | UToday | University of Calgary

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Researchers across the country will be working together to improve health outcomes for premature babies. Their work will be supported with funding of $6.45 million provided under the Preterm Birth Initiative led by CIHR's Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Researchers across the country will be working together to improve health outcomes
Rose Webster
South Sudan faces a severe shortage of all categories of trained health care professionals. There are less than 200 doctors and 2,000 nurses in a country of more than 10 million people.
South Sudan faces a severe shortage of all categories of trained health

Improving outcomes: Social enterprise models are improving health care...

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"Baycrest scientists are collaborating with seniors’ centres across Toronto to study a training program that could help older adults preserve their independence as they age."
Baycrest scientists are collaborating with seniors centres across Toronto to study a

Training program aims to help older adults to continue living...

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Nine research teams receive a total of $17.7 million [ Ow.ly Link ]
Nine research teams receive a total of 177 million
"An alarming number of transgender youth in the Prarie provinces have attempted to harm or even kill themselves, a new study has found, and they also report higher rates of bullying and discrimination than transgender youth elsewhere in Canada."
An alarming number of transgender youth in the Prarie provinces have attempted

More than half of transgender youth in Prairies have self-harmed, new...

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Kristina Jensen
Congratulations Dr. Sam Weiss ! [ Ow.ly Link ]
Congratulations Dr Sam Weiss
Vicki Kilpatrick