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When: Thursday January 28th at 10am PST Hosted by Samantha Pawer, BSc Abstract: Poisoning is an extremely concerning public health issue in British Columbia (BC). Most prominently, opioid-related overdoses have been remarkably high in recent years, prompting the...
Outdoor play during childcare to become more fulfilling for children with $650k gift to UBC Faculty of Medicine
The Lawson Foundation announced the launch of the second phase of its Outdoor Play Strategy and an investment of $4.95 million in 8 projects that will benefit Early Learning and Child Care across Canada. The $650,000 investment heralds the launch of Promoting Early...
BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit scientist Dr. Shelina Babul has recently published two new articles about the success of the Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) and the importance of concussion symptoms being accessible online. Delivering Evidence-Based Online Concussion Education to Medical and Healthcare Professionals: The Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) Stakeholder Recommendations to Increase the Accessibility of Online Health Information for Adults Experiencing Concussion Symptoms
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“Advancing Early Childhood Education Outdoors Now” will take place over three sessions this fall.
Ms. Desiree Wilson’s study is a school-based participatory research project that engaged children in examining the play-friendliness of their neighbourhoods.
A qualitative investigation of unsupervised outdoor activities for 10- to 13-year-old children: “I like adventuring but I don’t like adventuring without being careful”
Researchers interviewed children 10 to 13-years-old living in Canada about their feelings of safety and level of activity around unsupervised outdoor play.
Setting the baseline: a description of cannabis poisonings at a Canadian pediatric hospital prior to the legalization of recreational cannabis
The study looks at the three-year period before recreational cannabis legalization in Canada in order to set a baseline for future comparisons.
Most poisonings occurred as a result of the co-ingestion of cannabis with other substances, like alcohol.