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MEDIA COVERAGE

2019

THE 3,500 CLUB (Child Cohort Study)

WAVE Magazine, Mar/Apr 2019

Featured researchers: M. Azad, A. Becker, K. Hayglass, S. Turvey, B. Finlay

 

Filtering diesel exhaust could make it worse

Popular Science, 18-April-2019

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Risk of ADHD Seven Times Higher in Preschoolers Who Spend Over 2 Hours on Smartphones

The Epoch Times, 18-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Behaviour problems for pre-schoolers from screen time: study

RCI, 18-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Sport can help children beat dangers of screens

The Times, 18-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Children who watch TV more likely to suffer behavioral problems, research says

Standard, 18-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Study links preschool screen time to behavioural and attention problems

Toronto Star, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

New research links preschool screen time to behavioural and attention problems

Global News, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

HOW MUCH SCREEN TIME IS TOO MUCH? OVER TWO HOURS PER DAY LINKED WITH ADHD AND BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS IN KIDS

NEWSWEEK, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Too much screen time makes tots FIVE times more likely to have behaviour problems

Mirror, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

More TV, Tablets, More Attention Issues at Age 5

US News & World Report, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Study links preschool screen time to behavioural and attention problems

Winnipeg Free Press, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Two or more hours of daily screen time linked to child behavioural problems

i News, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

How just two hours’ screen time a day as a toddler can make children more likely to ‘be badly behaved or have ADHD’

Daily Mail, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Too much screen time associated with behavioural problems in preschoolers

folio, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Study links preschool screen time to behavioural and attention problems

National Post, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

ADHD symptoms linked to children who have more than two hours of screen time a day, study says

Globe & Mail, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Children who spend more than two hours a day on smartphones seven times more likely to develop ADHD

Telegraph, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Preschool screen time linked to behavioural problems: study

CTV News, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

More screen time linked to higher risk of ADHD in preschool-aged children: Study

ABC News, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Study links preschool screen time to behavioural problems

CBC, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Less screen time, more organized sport can help ADHD, bad behaviour in preschoolers: U of A study

Edmonton Journal, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Study links preschool screen time to behavioural and attention problems

London Free Press, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Kids glued to screens for 2 hours a day ‘EIGHT TIMES more likely to suffer ADHD’

The Sun, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Preschoolers more likely to develop behavioral problems if they have too much screentime, study show

11Alive, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

How to balance screen time with pre-schoolers to prevent behavioural problems

1 News, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Excessive preschooler screen time linked to behavioural problems by age five

CP24, 17-April-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane

 

Allergy-brought Lung Impairment Might be deteriorated by Filtered Diesel

Medical Herald, 15-April-2019

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Are we enabling harmful wellness woo?

Vancouver Sun, 12-April-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

TRAP: Traffic Related Air Pollution Linked to Millions of Pediatric Asthma Cases Worldwide

MedicalResearch.com, 12-April-2019

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

Filtered diesel exhaust may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more than unfiltered

UBC Medicine, 12-April-2019

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Green technology in diesel cars ‘making allergies WORSE’

The London Economic, 12-April-2019

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Filtered diesel exhausts may worsen allergies, study finds

Air Quality News, 12-April-2019

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Study suggests some filtering of particulates from diesel exhaust may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment due to increase in NO2

Green Car Congress, 12-April-2019

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Study estimates ~4M children worldwide develop asthma each year because of NO2 air pollution

Green Car Congress, 11-April-2019

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

We need more organ donors, but presumed consent is not a magical fix

Globe & Mail, 11-April-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Diesel Exhaust Filtered of Its Tiny Particles May Worsen Allergy-Induced Lung Impairment

NewsWise, 9-April-2019

Featured researcher: C. Carlsten

 

Spring sniffles: Are you suffering from allergies or the common cold?

Global News, 9-April-2019

Featured researcher: S. Waserman

 

Suckled or pumped? All breast milk is not equal

Daily Nation, 9-April-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Clinician scientists: critical for the evolution of health care

UM Today, 8-April-2019

Featured researchers: M. Azad, A. Becker

 

The average kid will get 20 months less to live thanks to toxic air, says study

Global News, 3-April-2019

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

Hands spread flame retardants, plasticizers throughout homes

PhysOrg, 2-April-2019

Featured researcher: M. Diamond

 

Yale alum contributes to breakthrough in newborn health

Yale News, 2-April-2019

Featured researcher: S. Tebbutt

 

Unvaccinated: How ‘vaccine hesitancy’ became a threat to public health

Global News, 2-April-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Pumping may be linked to an altered microbial mix in breast milk

Science News, 1-April-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Should doctors help teens get vaccinated behind their anti-vaxx parents’ backs?

National Post, 27-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Should doctors help teens get vaccinated behind their anti-vaxx parents’ backs?

Ottawa Citizen, 27-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Here’s how air pollution can hurt your heart

Global News, 24-March-2019

Featured researchers: S. Anand, M. Brauer

 

Plaidoyer pour interdire des produits homéopathiques présentés comme des substituts aux vaccins

RCI, 18-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop is cashing in on booming wellness market

BNN Bloomberg, 18-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Stronger action urged against homeopathic products touted as alternatives to vaccines

CBC, 18-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Calgary infectious disease doctor says referrals to specialty clinic increasing

CBC, 16-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Three senior members of the council that regulates Ontario chiropractors have made anti-vaccination statements

National Post, 15-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Hockey wife’s blog post highlights concerns over vaccine misinformation: experts

Vancouver Courier, 14-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

EMSB and RI-MUHC team up for STEAM: Getting students into in science

CTV, 12-March-2019

Featured researcher: B. Mazer

 

Small babies, big data

Harvard Medical School, 12-March-2019

Featured researcher: S. Tebbutt

 

Small babies, big data

EurekaAlert, 12-March-2019

Featured researcher: S. Tebbutt

 

Infant sleep duration associated with mother’s education level, prenatal depression and delivery method

Folio, 11-March-2019

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj, P. Mandhane

 

Debunking pseudo-science

Canadian Lawyer, 11-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

What Anne Hathaway’s Prank On The Ellen Show Said About Pseudoscience

Forbes, 4-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Infant Sleep Duration Linked with Mom’s Education Level, Prenatal Depression

Sleep Review, 4-March-2019

Featured researcher: P. Mandhane, A. Kozyrskyj

 

A ‘good hook’: Why some people listen to anti-vaccination messages

Global News, 3-March-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Anti-vaccine campaign ‘very concerning,’ says Ontario’s health minister

Chronicle Journal, 27-February-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Study finds link between infant sleep duration and mother’s level of education, prenatal depression

News Medical Net, 27-February-2019

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj, P. Mandhane

 

Infant sleep duration associated with mother’s level of education and prenatal depression

MedicalXpress, 27-February-2019

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj, P. Mandhane

 

Infant sleep duration associated with mother’s level of education and prenatal depression

Science Daily, 27-February-2019

Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj, P. Mandhane

 

Is your phone toxic to you, and to your children?

RCI, 27-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Diamond

 

Emissions in Indo Gangetic Plain linked to nearly half of untimely deaths due to outdoor air pollution

Mongabay, 27-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Brauer

 

A new study sheds light on maternal and infant factors that shape breast milk microbiome

Gut Microbiota for Health, 25-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Small Study Finds Milk OIT Allergic Reactions Common, Calls for Vigilance

Allergic Living, 22-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan

 

Studying sniffles; Kingstonian committed to helping allergy research

Kingston Whig-Standard, 22-February-2019

Featured researcher: A. Ellis

 

Pumped breastmilk link to chronic disease

Hospital and Health Care, 22-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

A third of Canadians say science on vaccines isn’t ‘quite clear’: poll

Vancouver Sun, 21-February-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Breast pumps may put babies at asthma risk

Times of India, 19-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Pumped breast milk falls short of breastfed version

Health24, 18-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Pumped breast milk has different bacteria than milk from moms who breastfeed directly, a new study finds

Insider, 16-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

You and your poo: Why fecal medicine could be the next big buzz

CBC, 16-February-2019

Featured researchers: B. Finlay, T. Caulfield

 

Pumped Milk Gives Infants Different Bacteria Than Breastfeeding, Study Says

Discover, 15-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast milk is best, but is there a problem with pumping?

CBC, 15-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breastmilk microbiome linked to method of feeding

UM News, 15-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Study finds bacterial profile of breast milk differs when pumped first

Hamilton Spectator, 14-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast pumps could be transmitting asthma-causing bacteria in babies, finds study

News Medical, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breastmilk from Mothers Who Pump Has a Different Microbial Makeup

The Scientist, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast pumps may transfer wrong kind of bacteria to babies, increasing risk of asthma, scientist warns

Telegraph, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Study finds bacterial profile of breast milk differs when pumped first

Discovery, 15-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Le lait extrait par la mère ne contient pas les mêmes microbes

LaPresse, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Human Breast Milk Microbiome Affected by Mode of Feeding

Genome Web, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast pumps used by mothers to feed their newborns can contain dangerous bacteria that cause ASTHMA

DailyMail, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast pumps may transfer wrong kind of bacteria to babies, increasing risk of asthma, scientist warns

Yahoo News, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Effect of breastfeeding versus pumping on human milk microbiome

ScienceDaily, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Pumped Breast Milk Falls Short of Breastfed Version

US News & World Report, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Study finds bacterial profile of breast milk differs when pumped first

CTV, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Researchers compare the effect of breastfeeding versus pumping on human milk microbiome

Medical Xpress, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome

New Scientist, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Pumping Breast Milk Changes Its Microbiome

Gizmodo, 13-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Why static stretching may not be as effective as you think

Medical Xpress, 11-February-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

University of Calgary to lead Pan-Canadian Microbiome Research Core

UCalgary News, 11-February-2019

Featured researchers: A. Kozyrskyj, M-C Arrieta

 

BPA isn’t just in bottles — a new report is sounding the alarm over receipts

Global News, 9-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Diamond

 

Goop Enters Netflix Deal: Has Pseudoscience Found A New Platform?

Forbes, 9-February-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Scientists Are Pissed That Netflix Is Legitimizing Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop

Daily Beast, 5-February-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Infants Gain More Weight When Bottle Fed Mom’s Milk

SPLASH breast science update, 5-February-2019

Featured researcher: M. Azad

 

Crowdfunding for a cure, spreading false hopes: U of A health professor raises alarm

CBC, 10-January-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Two researchers fashion a tapestry of GoFundMe desperation

National Post, 9-January-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Fumes from cooking fish blamed in U.S. boy’s death, but doctors say such allergic reactions are rare

Global, 8-January-2019

Featured researchers: M. Ben-Shoshan, E. Chan

 

Crowdfunding is financing and promoting ‘worst-of-the-worst’ bogus cancer therapies: study

London Free Press, 6-January-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

19% Of Adults Think They Have Food Allergies, How Many Really Do?

Forbes, 4-January-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Boy’s death brings awareness to fish allergies

KGUN (ABC), 4-January-2019

Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan

 

In an era of misinformation, alternative medicine needs to be regulated

Globe & Mail, 4-January-2019

Featured researcher: T. Caulfield

 

Q&A with Dr. Brett Finlay, Co-Author of The Whole-Body Microbiome

UBC, 2-January-2019

Featured researcher: B. Finlay

 

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