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York U Study: Two-thirds of children with concussions not receiving medical follow-ups

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – In a study that looked at data over a 10-year period, York University researchers, in collaboration with Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), found that more than two-thirds of youth and children with an acute concussion do not seek medical follow-up […]

Research shows parents help shape how much pain, distress preschoolers feel after vaccination needles

New longitudinal research from the largest cohort in the world examining parent-child interactions during vaccinations lays out the best strategies for keeping children’s pain and distress low after painful needles. TORONTO, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 While vaccinations protect children against various illnesses, the pain can sometimes be too much to bear. It's no wonder most […]

York U Health Expert to Share New Evidence on Mental Health Impact of Why 'Mattering' Matters

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 8, 2017-There is growing evidence that many young people are still flying under the radar when it comes to mental health problems, especially in children and adolescents. There is also concern of an apparent epidemic of among this group of soaring rates of anxiety and depression being detected. Feelings of not mattering […]

Canadian author to speak about segregated Indigenous healthcare

In Gary Geddes’ book, the dark past of Indigenous healthcare is revealed TORONTO, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 – Testimony from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission inspired author Gary Geddes to write Medicine Unbundled and will inspire a public conversation at York University. Geddes, an award-winning author and poet from B.C.’s Thetis Island, takes a historical look […]

York U global health law expert helps inform international Ebola care guidelines

 TORONTO --October 24, 2017 – Steven J. Hoffman, a Professor in the Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, and the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Population & Public Health, was among 30 world experts who informed newly released medical guidelines for the care of patients with Ebola virus disease. […]