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The Centre for Healthy Active Living Featured on CTV Ottawa Segment
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Posted in Media Coverage on 27 February 2015
Stats: 73 views and No Comments CTV Ottawa recently ran a segment on CHEO’s Centre for Healthy Active Living (CHAL) and the services they offer to families. Several members of HALO are part of the CHAL team including Dr. Stasia Hadjiyannakis, Dr. Annick Buchholz and Jane Rutherford. Click here to watch the segment.… [read more]
Dr. Mark Tremblay Discusses the Importance of Physical Activity on The National
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Posted in Media Coverage on 26 February 2015
Stats: 69 views and No Comments On February 18th, HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay appeared on CBC’s The National to discuss the importance of physical activity and a good night’s sleep for healthy active living. Click here to watch the segment.… [read more]
Dr. Cynthia Colapinto’s Research Featured in Tabaret
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Posted in Featured Posts, Media Coverage on 25 February 2015
Stats: 101 views and No Comments The University of Ottawa’s online magazine Tabaret recently ran a story titled, “Dietary detective,” which looks at former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto’s award-winning Ph.D. work on the blood-folate status of Canadians. From the story: In 2007, Cynthia Colapinto was working as a public health nutritionist in Sudbury when new guidelines… [read more]
Dr. Richard Larouche Has e-Letter Published in the BMJ
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Posted in Publications on 24 February 2015
Stats: 103 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche wrote a letter titled, “From divestment to bold climate change mitigation strategies,” that was recently published in The BMJ. From the letter: I have read with great interest the recent report from the Climate and Health Council (1), and I wholeheartedly agree with the suggestion that health… [read more]
Unhealthy Weight Control Practices: Culprits and Clinical Recommendations
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Posted in Publications on 23 February 2015
Stats: 222 views and No Comments Dr. Zach Ferraro is lead author on a paper, “Unhealthy Weight Control Practices: Culprits and Clinical Recommendations,” that was recently published in Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Ferraro ZM, Patterson S, Chaput JP. Unhealthy Weight Control Practices: Culprits and… [read more]
Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity in Adolescents: A Cross-sectional Analysis
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Posted in Publications on 20 February 2015
Stats: 110 views and No Comments Dr. Katie Gunnell is lead author on a paper, “Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity in Adolescents: A Cross-sectional Analysis,” that is in press in Pediatric Exercise Science. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Gunnell KE, Brunet J, Wing EK, Bélanger M. Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity… [read more]
Workplace Standing Time and the Incidence of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: A Longitudinal Study in Adults
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Posted in Publications on 19 February 2015
Stats: 127 views and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput is lead author on a paper, “Workplace standing time and the incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal study in adults,” that was recently published in BMC Public Health. Other HALO researchers on the author list include Dr. Travis Saunders (former HALO PhD student) and… [read more]
Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Obese Youth
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Posted in Publications on 18 February 2015
Stats: 150 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo is lead author on a paper, “Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Obese Youth,” that is in press in The Journal of Pediatrics. Other authors on the paper include Drs. Rachel Colley, Stasia Hadjiyannakis and Gary Goldfield. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below.… [read more]
Screen Time is Associated With Depression and Anxiety in Canadian Youth
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Posted in Publications on 17 February 2015
Stats: 169 views and No Comments Former HALO student Danijela Maras is lead author on a paper, “Screen time is associated with depression and anxiety in Canadian youth,” that was recently published in Preventive Medicine. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Maras D, Flament MF, Murray M, Buchholz A, Henderson KA, Obeid… [read more]
Dr. Kristi Adamo Discusses Healthy Weights in Expectant Moms on CTV News Ottawa
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Posted in Media Coverage on 12 February 2015
Stats: 204 views and No Comments Click here to watch a recent CTV New Ottawa interview where Dr. Kristi Adamo discusses her research on healthy weights in expectant moms. Of note: study participant Alysha Harvey and her daughter, Violet, make a guest appearance.… [read more]