York U Nursing Expert Available for Interviews on Change Day Ontario

TORONTO, Thursday, November 16, 2017- Change Day is a grassroots movement that is being adopted around the world to improve quality compassionate care and has been designed to empower people within the health system to make positive changes through making pledges and taking actions, big or small, to improve care. Claire Mallette, associate professor at […]

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 […]

Classical and musical theatre singing will fill York U halls at 2017 Ontario Vocal Showcase

TORONTO, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 – York University will be filled with the sweet sounds of singing this weekend when its School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design hosts the annual 2017 Ontario Vocal Showcase of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). The Showcase is an opportunity for student singers, children and […]

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 […]