Children's Environmental Health

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Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Childhood-onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

This presentation will summarize the results from a study investigating the effects of ambient air pollution on the risk of developing pediatric-onset IBD using Ontario administrative health data. In…
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Best Practices for Reducing Near-Road Air Pollution Exposure at Schools

Learn about strategies that can be implemented at schools to reduce indoor and outdoor exposures to air pollution emitted by traffic. We'll share the latest ideas, from upgrading your filtration…
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Building Safe & Inclusive Communities: The Public Health Approach

The annual conference is designed to help attendees learn new methods of fostering safe, healthy and inclusive communities by showcasing the latest work and research within the realm of public health…
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Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Perinatal Health

The period between conception and early childhood when vital organs are forming and rapidly developing is the most vulnerable of life stages to the effects of toxic environment exposures, including…
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March 2018 Environmental Health Research Scan

Full Scan The attached PDF version of the Research Scan has over 100 references and is broken into over 30 categories.Editor’s PicksAfter searching through the dozens of articles referenced in the…
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Minimizing Children’s Non-residential Exposure to Traffic-related Pollution

A significant portion of children’s exposure to traffic-related pollution occurs in and around schools and daycares and in transit to these locations. New schools and daycare facilities should be…
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Radon and Child Care Facilities

This presentation was delivered at the 83rd CIPHI National Annual Education Conference and created in conjunction with an environmental health officer from the BC Interior Health authority. It…
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Weighing the complex public health and community impacts of artificial turf

Why are people so concerned about artificial turf? Since 2015, when soccer coach Amy Griffin went public with her concerns about seemingly elevated cancer rates among young soccer players, parents…
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