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New study finds concussion treatment for youths up 50% in seven years

New study finds concussion treatment for youths up 50% in seven years, says YorkU Kinesiology & Health Science Prof Alison Macpherson, the study's lead author. Fournier says he understands the dangers his son faces on the ice — including getting slammed against boards and falling on the ice — but that’s not enough to scare […]

Launch of new Global Health BA/BSc

  On November 17, 2014, the Faculty of Health launched its newest degree program, the Global Health BA/BSc, as part of a new Global Health Seminar Series starting with the keynote address “Health without Boundaries: Rethinking Global Health” by guest speakers Dr. Julio Frenk, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health and former minister […]

Experts stress importance of exercise in combating risks of obesity

Many of the experts at a recent obesity symposium highlighted the need for an increase in physical activity, starting young, to help combat the risks of obesity. Obesity: A Global Perspective from Molecular and Integrative Physiology to Individual Health brought experts from York University and France together to discuss issues that affect obesity. The two-day […]