Sunday, April 2, 2017
Cheryl Peters, CIHR Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Sciences by Ariel Root When she saw workers without proper health and safety protection, Cheryl Peters found her niche in Industrial Hygiene, helping to prevent workers’ diseases and to improve workplaces. She assumed she would end up in the oil and gas industry, but didn’t expect developing a...
Friday, November 6, 2015
Canada’s Dirty Air
Healthy Debate has published an article bringing attention to the effects of air pollution on the health of Canadians. The air quality in some regions don't even meet minimum national standards. The article reports that "The CMA estimates air pollution was responsible for 21,000 early deaths in Canada in 2008. Worldwide, fine particulate matter...
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Dr. Christopher Wild comments on meat classification
A report released by the International Agency for Cancer Research has received considerable media attention due to its classification of red meat (Group 2a) and processed meats (Group 1) as carcinogenic to humans. According to the media release “These findings further support current public health recommendations to limit intake of meat,”...