Blog

Our blog posts are short, evidence-based communications on topics of environmental health interest. Guest blogs offer perspectives on a variety of practice- and policy-related issues. Blogs are internally reviewed before posting and can be cited as suggested at the bottom of each entry.

NCCEH,  2021-07-13

This monthly Research Scan highlights recent environmental health publications by topic and…

Juliette O’Keeffe, Angela Eykelbosh,  2021-07-06

Humans spend approximately 80-90% of their time indoors and indoor air quality (IAQ) is a key…

Tina Chen,  2021-07-06

What is Shigella? Shigella are gram-negative bacteria belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family…

Juliette O’Keeffe,  2021-06-16

More than a year and a half since COVID-19 became part of our vocabulary, we are still talking…

NCCEH,  2021-06-16

This monthly Research Scan highlights recent environmental health publications by topic and…

Anna Chow,  2021-06-16

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world turned to growing food at home or within…

Overview of the Climate Atlas of Canada Climate determines almost everything about how we live.…

Prairie Climate Centre,  2020-07-30

During SARS, H1N1 influenza, Ebola virus disease (EVD) and now the COVID-19 pandemic, there has…

Juliette O'Keeffe,  2020-07-29

As we return to indoor public spaces, and given the ongoing controversy over whether SARS-CoV-2 can…

Angela Eykelbosh,  2020-07-29

Each month, our librarian casts her expert eye across hundreds of journals, news portals,…

NCCEH,  2020-07-27

In the 1970s, fire regulations began requiring the addition of chemical flame retardants (CFRs) to…

Barbara Hales and Shirra Freeman,  2020-07-08